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History of liquid propellant rocket engines

Author: George P Sutton
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by a rocket propulsion expert, this book gives an account of the liquid propellant rocket engine field. This book includes information on the early pioneers, amateur rocket societies,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George P Sutton
ISBN: 1563476495 9781563476495
OCLC Number: 63680957
Description: xvi, 911 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Merits of liquid propellant rocket engines and their applications --
Technology trends and historical changes --
Technology and hardware --
The early years, 1903 to the 1940s --
Liquid propellant rocket-engine organizations, worldwide, 1932 to 2003 --
Liquid propellant rocket engines in the United States (summary) --
Liquid propellant rocket engines in Russia, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union --
Liquid propellant rocket engines in Germany --
France's liquid propellant rocket-engine history --
Japan's liquid propellant rocket-engine history --
Liquid propellant rocket engines in the United Kingdom or Britain --
Liquid propellant rocket engines in the People's Republic of China --
Liquid propellant rocket engines in India --
General findings, comments, and conclusions.
Responsibility: George P. Sutton.
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