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|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tom D Crouch; Alex M Spencer; International Academy of Astronautics.; American Astronautical Society.
|ISBN:||0877033749 9780877033745 0877033757 9780877033752|
|Description:||xii, 209 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. I. Early solid propellant rocketry. Early rocket weapons in China ; Nineteenth century rocketry in France ; Some features of lifesaving rocket development in the 19th and early 20th centuries ; The rocket development of Isaac Lubbock and Geoffrey Collin --
pt. II. Rocketry and astronautics : concepts, theories and analyses. The contributions of K.E. Tsiolkovsky and other native scientists to the technology of rocket launching ; The smaller British societies devoted to astronautics and interplanetary flight ; Function, form, and technology : the evolution of Space Station in NASA ; Reaching for the planet Mars : humankind's evolving perspective ; Sotir Cherkezov : the inventor of a device for rescuing spacemen --
pt. III. Liquid- and solid-propellant rockets, 1880-1945. Some important aspects on the three centuries old history of Romanian aerospace techniques ; British rocketry during World War II ; A brief history of the first U.S. JATO flight tests of August 1941 : a memoir ; Comparative analysis of developments in the active and reactive methods of projection --
pt. IV. Rocketry and astronautics since 1945. engines and propulsion units for space vehicles constructed by Alexey M. Isaev ; A survey of world meteorological and environmental satellites, 1960-1985 ; A history of heat shields for manned space flight ; Thirty years of the Polish Astronautical Society --
pt. V. Pioneers of rocketry and astronautics. Anatole Arkadievich Blagonravov and Soviet cosmonautics.
|Series Title:||AAS history series, v. 14.; IAA history symposia, v. 8.|
|Responsibility:||Tom D. Crouch and Alex M. Spencer, volume editors.|