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Rockets : sulfur, Sputnik and scramjets

Author: Peter Macinnis
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in China in 70 B C, this history chronicles the development of rockets from gunpowder-filled sticks of bamboo to interstellar commercial satellites. It traces the story of American Robert  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Macinnis
ISBN: 1865087947 9781865087948
OCLC Number: 54760119
Description: xxii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Prologue..1 Sputnik and the 50-year rule..2 The first rockets..3 The alchemists..4 Congreve s ricochet rockets..5 The rockets red glare..6 After Waterloo..7 The dream of space..8 Civil rockets..9 The universal touring gene..10 A question of fuels..11 Chasing Goddard..12 Rockets in World War II..13 The Space Age..14 The alternatives..Postscript..Acknowledgements..References..Index
Responsibility: Peter Macinnis.
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