The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor (Google eBook)

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DIANE Publishing, Mar 1, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 149 pages
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A translation from German of a 1929 treatise by the author. Deals with the problem of the space travel. Expresses ideas about rocketry and space travel. Extensive treatment of the engineering aspects of a space station. Extensive bibliography. 100 drawings.

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