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First steps toward space : proceedings of the first and second History Symposia of the International Academy of Astronautics at Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 26 September 1967, and New York, U.S.A., 16 October 1968 ; Frederick C. Durant III and George S. James, editors.

Author: Frederick C Durant; George S James; American Astronautical Society.; International Academy of Astronautics.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : AAS Publications, 1985.
Series: AAS history series, v. 6.; IAA history series, v. 1.; Smithsonian annals of flight, no. 10.
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History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics (1st : 1967 : Belgrade, Serbia).
First steps toward space.
San Diego, Calif. : AAS Publications, 1985
(OCoLC)561038706
Online version:
History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics (1st : 1967 : Belgrade, Serbia).
First steps toward space.
San Diego, Calif. : AAS Publications, 1985
(OCoLC)610208056
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Durant; George S James; American Astronautical Society.; International Academy of Astronautics.
ISBN: 0877032432 9780877032434 0877032440 9780877032441
OCLC Number: 13243451
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974. (Smithsonian annals of flight ; no. 10).
Description: x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Some jet propulsion formulas of over thirty years ago --
Robert Esnault-Pelterie : space pioneer --
Early Italian rocket and propellant research --
My theoretical and experimental work from 1930 to 1939, which has accelerated the development of multistage rockets --
Robert H. Goddard and the Smithsonian Institution --
Giulio Constanzi : Italian space pioneer --
Recollections of early biomedical Moon-mice investigations --
The foundations of astrodynamics --
Vladimír Mandl : founding writer on space law --
Developments in rocket engineering, achieved by the gas dynamics laboratory in Leningrad --
A historical review of developments in propellants and materials for rocket engines --
On the GALCIT rocket research project, 1936-38 --
My contributions to astronautics --
Early rocket developments of the American Rocket Society --
Ludvík Očenášek : Czech rocket experimenter --
Early experiments with Ramjet engines in flight --
First rocket and aircraft flight tests of Ramjets --
On some work done in rocket techniques, 1931-38 --
S.P. Korolyev and the development of Soviet rocket engineering to 1939 --
The British Interplanetary Society's astronautical studies, 1937-39 --
The development of regeneratively cooled liquid rocket engines in Austria and Germany, 1926-42 --
Development of winged rockets in the USSR, 1930-39 --
Wilhelm Theodor Unge : an evaluation of his contributions --
Some new data on early work of the Soviet scientist-pioneers in rocket engineering --
Early developments in rocket and spacecraft performance, guidance, and instrumentation --
From the history of early Soviet liquid-propellant rockets --
Annapolis rocket motor development, 1936-38.
Series Title: AAS history series, v. 6.; IAA history series, v. 1.; Smithsonian annals of flight, no. 10.

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