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Rockets : Sulfur, Sputnik and scramjets - Peter Macinnis


Sulfur, Sputnik and scramjets


Published: 21st December 2012
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A history of rockets from their early Chinese origins to their modern use in the military, space exploration and commercial peacetime use.

Prologue1 Sputnik and the 50-year rule2 The first rockets3 The alchemists4 Congreve s ricochet rockets5 The rockets red glare6 After Waterloo7 The dream of space8 Civil rockets9 The universal touring gene10 A question of fuels11 Chasing Goddard12 Rockets in World War II13 The Space Age14 The alternativesPostscriptAcknowledgementsReferencesIndex

ISBN: 9781741151947
ISBN-10: 1741151945
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1