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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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Beyond the Saga of Rocket Science: The Dawn of the Space Age

Walter Sierra - Fiction - 2016 - 344 pages
Beyond the Saga of Rocket Science is a series of four closely related books that provide an amply–illustrated, overarching perspective to a broad, non–technical audience of the ...
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Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Francis French, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 429 pages
A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.
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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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A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon

Neil Sheehan - History - 2010 - 576 pages
From Neil Sheehan, author of the Pulitzer Prize—winning classic A Bright Shining Lie, comes this long-awaited, magnificent epic. Here is the never-before-told story of the ...
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