By Rocket to the Moon

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Defense Technical Information Center, 1961 - Space flight to the moon - 236 pages
Research is presented on projected travel to the moon and other planets. The following areas are covered: (1) Flight to the moon--plans and reality: technical feasibility of such an expedition, interplanetary stations, certain plans for expeditions, and flight of unmanned automatic rockets. (2) Investigation of the moon and outer space: matter in the universe; the relief, the physical conditions, and the methods of scientific investigations of the moon; and the moon as an intermediate station. (3) Interplanetary flights: interplanetary trajectories of pulsed rockets, the first artificial planets, trajectories of continuous-thrust rockets, role of man in space flight, use of sounding rockets, interplanetary expeditions, and conquering space. The second and third Soviet cosmic rockets are also discussed, and a bibliography is presented.

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Contents

Foreword
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The rocket a means of flight into space
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H The motion of bodies in a spherical gravitational field
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