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To reach the high frontier a history of U.S. launch vehicles.

Author: Roger D Launius; Dennis R Jenkins
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Access--no single word better describes the primary concern of the exploration and development of space. Every participant in space activities--civil, military, scientific, or commercial--needs affordable, reliable, frequent, flexible access to space. To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles details the histories of the various space access vehicles developed in the United States since the birth  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Launius; Dennis R Jenkins
ISBN: 9780813122458 0813122457
OCLC Number: 829407389

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This text details the histories of the various space access vehicles developed in the United States since the birth of the space age in 1957. It presents case studies of major rockets such as the  Read more...

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"Until now, no single book has addresses the parallel and intersecting histories of American launch vehicles.... Includes a chapter on every American launch vehicle used to access space since 1957: Read more...

 
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