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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Blazing the Trail: The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry.   

From Astronautics to Cosmonautics

Mike Gruntman - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 75 pages
Two pioneers of space exploration, Robert Esnault-Pelterie and Ary Sternfeld, introduced the words 'astronautics' and 'cosmonautics, ' respectively, into the scientific ...
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Project Mercury: NASA's First Manned Space Programme

John Catchpole - Science - 2001 - 485 pages
Catchpole tells the fascinating story behind the development of the first American manned space program and its associated infrastructure. He provides accounts of the space ...
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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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Korolev: how one man masterminded the Soviet drive to beat America to the moon

James J. Harford - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 392 pages
A history of a virtually unknown genius and a team of gifted engineers who propelled the Soviet space program towards one of the 20th century's most astounding technological ...
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Rockets Into Space

Frank H. Winter - Science - 1990 - 165 pages
Traces the development of rockets, looks at new propulsion systems being proposed, and discusses the ways in which modern rockets can be used
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Countdown: a history of space flight

T. A. Heppenheimer - History - 1997 - 398 pages
Exposes the behind-the-scenes events of the U.S. and Soviet space programs, describing key personalities, technologies, successes, and failures encountered along the way
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