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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.

Author: Frederick C Durant; George S James; International Academy of Astronautics.
Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1974.
Series: Smithsonian annals of flight, no. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics (1st : 1967 : Belgrade, Serbia).
First steps toward space.
Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1974
(OCoLC)867064980
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Durant; George S James; International Academy of Astronautics.
OCLC Number: 714239
Description: vi, 307 pages illustrations 27 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Some jet propulsion formulas of over thirty years ago, by Aldo Bartocci, Italy (1968) --
Robert Esnault-Pelterie: space pioneer, by Lise Blosset, France (1968) --
Early Italian rocket and propellant research, by Luigi Crocco, Italy (1967) --
My theoretical and experimental work from 1930 to 1939, which has accelerated the development of multistage rockets, by Louis Damblanc, France (1967) --
Robert H. Goddard and the Smithsonian Institution, by Frederick C. Durant III, United States (1968) --
Giulio Costanzi: Italian space pioneer, by Antonio Eula, Italy (1968) --
Recollections of early biomedical moon-mice investigations, by Constantine D.J. Generales, Jr., United States (1968) --
The foundations of astrodynamics, by Samuel Herrick, United States (1968) --
Vladimir Mandl: founding writer on space law, by Dr. Vladimir Kopal, Czechoslovakia (1968) --
Developments in rocket engineering achieved by the gas dynamics laboratory in Leningrad, by I.I. Kulagin, Soviet Union (1968). A historical review of developments in propellants and materials for rocket engines, by O. Lutz, German Federal Republic (1967) --
On the GALCIT Rocket Research Project, 1936-38, by Frank J. Malina, United States (1967) --
My contributions to astronautics, by Hermann Oberth, German Federal Republic (1967) --
Early rocket developments of the American Rocket Society, by G. Edward Pendray, United States (1967) --
Ludvik Ocenasek: Czech rocket experimenter, by Rudolph Pesek and Ivo Budil, Czechoslovakia (1968) --
Early experiments with Ramjet engines in flight, by Yu. A. Pobedonostsev, Soviet Union (1967) --
First rocket and aircraft flight tests of ramjets, by Yu. A. Pobedonostsev, Soviet Union (1968) --
On some work done in rocket techniques, 1931-38, by A.I. Polyarny, Soviet Union (1967) --
S.P. Korolyev and the development of Soviet rocket engineering to 1939, by B.V. Raushenbakh and Yu. V. Biryukov, Soviet Union (1968) --
The British Interplanetary Society's astronautical studies, 1937-39. by H.E. Ross, F.B.I.S., United Kingdom (1967) --
The development of regeneratively cooled liquid rocket engines in Austria and Germany, 1926-1942, by Irene Sanger-Bredt and Rolf Engel, German Federal Republic (1968) --
Development of winged rockets in the USSR, 1930-39, Ye. S. Shchetinkov, Soviet Union (1967) --
Wilhelm Theodor Unge: an evaluation of his contributions, by A. Ingemar Skoog, Sweden (1968) --
Some new data on early work of the Soviet scientist-pioneers in rocket engineering, by V.N. Sokolsky, Soviet Union (1968) --
Early developments in rocket and spacecraft performance, guidance, and instrumentation, by Ernst A. Steinhoff, United States (1967) --
From the history of early Soviet liquid-propellant rockets, by M.K. Tikhonravov, Soviet Union (1967) --
Annapolis rocket motor development, 1936-38, by R.C. Truax, United States (1967 --
Index.
Series Title: Smithsonian annals of flight, no. 10.
Responsibility: Edited by Frederick C. Durant III and George S. James.

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