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Rockets into Space By Frank H. Winter

Rockets into Space by Frank H. Winter

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Summary

With narrative and anecdotal detail, Frank Winter tracks the theoretical formulations and technical breakthroughs that have charted the evolution of rocket propulsion and vehicle design. He documents the contributions of such pioneers as Robert Goddard, Eugen Sanger and Hermann Oberth.

Rockets into Space Summary

Rockets into Space by Frank H. Winter

In concise chapters rich anecdotal detail, Frank Writer tracks the theoretical formulations and technological breakthroughs that have charted the evolutioon of rocket propulsion and vehicle design. Documenting the contributions of pioneers such as Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Robert Goddard, Hermann Oberth, Eugen Sanger, and Sergei Korolev, he goes on to chronicle the complex events of the last thirty years that have produced even more sophisticated rockets.

Rockets into Space Reviews

An authoritative guidebook for all who are interested in the history of the development of the modern launch vehicle. It surveys the history, current development, and possible future of space boosters, from the work of the pioneers to the complex events of the last three decades.--Jos Olivarez, Strolling Observer "Journal of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers "

About Frank H. Winter

Frank H. Winter is Assistant Curator in the Space Science and Exploration Department of National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

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GOR010602434
9780674776616
0674776615
Rockets into Space by Frank H. Winter
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Harvard University Press
1993-09-01
180
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