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History of rocketry & space travel

Author: Wernher Von Braun; Frederick I Ordway, III
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of astronautics may be thought of as two separate histories-rocketry and space flight. Man's ancient drive to explore was limited to the Earth's surface until the 19th Ccnetury. Now the way to the Solar System is open. This is how it began.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977.
History of rocketry & space travel.
New York : Crowell, ©1966
(OCoLC)654250448
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wernher Von Braun; Frederick I Ordway, III
OCLC Number: 10203183
Notes: On cover engraved: Hon. Clinton P. Anderson.
Bookplate of Clinton P. Anderson pasted on front lining paper.
Bound in handcrafted mission leather by Brown and Bigelow, St. Paul, Minn.
In box.
Description: xi, 244 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Wernher von Braun, Frederick I. Ordway III ; original illustrations by Harry H-K Lange ; introduction by Frederick C. Durant III.

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The history of astronautics may be thought of as two separate histories-rocketry and space flight. Man's ancient drive to explore was limited to the Earth's surface until the 19th Ccnetury. Now the way to the Solar System is open. This is how it began.

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