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 ...
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 ...
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
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