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The rocket into planetary space

Author: Hermann Oberth
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a relatively short work of 1923, Hermann Oberth laid down the mathematical laws governing rocketry and spaceflight, and he offered practical design considerations based on those laws. This title  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Oberth
ISBN: 9783486754636 3486754637
OCLC Number: 881399605
Notes: Translated from the German.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Most favorable velocity --
Relationships between time, mass, force, distance, air pressure and most favorable velocity --
Propulsion apparatus and jet velocity --
The free flight of the rocket --
Andruck --
Discussion. Results of our investigations thus far --
Introductory remarks --
The alcohol rocket --
The hydrogen rocket --
Measurements with Model B --
About the technical devices --
Physical effects of abnormal andruck on the humans --
Psychological effects of abnormal andruck conditions --
Dangers during ascent --
Equipment of the rocket --
Outlook.
Other Titles: Rakete zu den Planetenräumen.
Responsibility: by Hermann Oberth.

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