Astronautics: Dawn of the space age

Astronautics: Dawn of the space age

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Chronicling the history of space rocketry, this resource details the discoveries and engineering innovations that have occurreda€”in both the United States and the former Soviet Uniona€”from World War II to the early 1970s. From European war missiles to multibillion dollar spacecraft that orbit the earth today, this sourcebook covers the evolution of rocketry in great detail and discusses the impact rocket science has had on other areas of humanity. Filled with fascinating facts from history without technical jargon and specialized language, this reference will interest both space enthusiasts and general readers alike.While it was claimed that production planning was not seriously affected by the August 1943 British attack, other more insidious problems began to plague production. ... by the United States government only against Rudolph (who had been a key player in the Saturn V moon rocket). ... As for von Brauna#39;s possible involvement, whether it was his credible denial, political connections, the aura createdanbsp;...

Title:Astronautics: Dawn of the space age
Author:Ted Spitzmiller
Publisher:Collectors Guide Pub - 2007


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