Preludes to U.S. space-launch vehicle technology : Goddard rockets to Minuteman III (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Preludes to U.S. space-launch vehicle technology : Goddard rockets to Minuteman III

Author: J D Hunley
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, ©2008.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For nearly 50 years, a wide range of missiles and rockets has propelled U.S. satellites and spacecraft into the sky. This work traces the evolution of this technology, from Robert Goddard's research in the 1920s through the development of the Titan missiles and launch vehicles in the 1960s to the refinement of the space shuttle in the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J D Hunley
ISBN: 9780813038551 0813038553
OCLC Number: 801847232
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 468 pages) : illustrations
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Other Titles: Preludes to United States space-launch vehicle technology
Responsibility: J.D. Hunley.

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Traces the evolution of missiles and rockets in the US, from Robert Goddard's research in the 1920s through the development of the Titan missiles and launch vehicles in the 1960s to the refinement of  Read more...

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"Hunley makes the connection between military and civil space vehicles by informing readers that NASA's launchers were originally long-range military ballistic missiles." - Jacob Neufeld, editor in Read more...

 
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