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Rocket science and spacecraft fundamentals

Author: Kathy Furgang
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Publishing, in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2018. ©2018
Series: From Earth to the stars.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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None of humanity's great achievements in space exploration would be possible without the work of the scientists who built those amazing rockets that blasted us into the heavens. This captivating resource about human accomplishments in rocket science covers the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today's triumphs and our hopes for the future. Straightforward explanations of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Furgang, Kathy
Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing,c2017
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Furgang
ISBN: 9781680486766 1680486764
OCLC Number: 999644950
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Rocket Power; Chapter 2: Types Of Spacecraft; Chapter 3: Launches And Ground Control; Chapter 4: Rocketing Into The Future; Glossary; For Further Reading; Index; Back Cover
Series Title: From Earth to the stars.
Responsibility: Kathy Furgang.

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None of humanity's great achievements in space exploration would be possible without the work of the scientists who built those amazing rockets that blasted us into the heavens. This captivating resource about human accomplishments in rocket science covers the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today's triumphs and our hopes for the future. Straightforward explanations of the science behind multi-stage rockets, liquid propellants, and sounding rockets are included. Sidebars cover pioneers in rocket science, challenges and setbacks in the field, and advi.

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