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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 20 related to Blazing the Trail: The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry.   

A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey: 1957 - The Space Race Begins

Michael D'Antonio - History - 2007 - 306 pages
A high-energy account of the first year of the space race describes the dramatic rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union and how it was marked by such contributing ...
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Rocket Science: Rocket Science in the Second Millennium

Alfred J. Zaehringer, Steve Whitfield - Science - 2004 - 215 pages
In this book, rocket scientist Alfred Zaehringer calls upon his lifetime of experience to take the mystery out of this intimidating field.
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Joseph A. Angelo - Technology & Engineering - 2009 - 273 pages
Presents a history of rockets and rocketry that explains related scientific concepts and provides brief biographies of important individuals.
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon, Robert W. Smith - History - 2013 - 464 pages
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA ...
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To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles

Roger D. Launius - History
Most towns did not have hospitals of their own before the mid-twentieth century, and Kentucky towns were no exception. KentuckyÕs first real hospital opened in 1823, but it was ...
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History of Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

George Paul Sutton - Science - 2006 - 911 pages
Written by a rocket propulsion expert, this book gives an account of the liquid propellant rocket engine field. It includes information on the early pioneers, amateur rocket ...
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Rockets and Missiles: The Life Story of a Technology

A. Bowdoin Van Riper - History - 2007 - 192 pages
Beginning with World War II, missiles transformed the art of war. For the first time, cities of warring nations were vulnerable to sudden, unannounced, long-distance attacks ...
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Space Race: The Battle to Rule the Heavens (text only edition)

Deborah Cadbury - History - 2012 - 384 pages
From the author of ‘Seven Wonders of the Industrial World’, the ebook edition of the TV tie-in charting the shocking but true story behind the space race – and the ruthless ...
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Sputnik: The Shock of the Century

Paul Dickson - History - 2009 - 320 pages
On October 4, 1957, as Leave It to Beaver premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the first man-made object into space-a 184-pound satellite carrying only a ...
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