The Missile and Space Race

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Zusammenfassung Here is a history of the development of military missiles and space travel from World War II to the American visits to the Moon in 1969-1972. It stresses the relationship between the early stages of space exploration and the arms race! and that a dual path led to space flight.

Klappentext

This is a history of the development of military missiles and space travel, from World War II to the American visits to the moon during the period 1969-1972. It stresses the relationship between the early stages of space exploration and the arms race, a dual path leading to space flight.



Inhalt

Prelude and Background to the Development of Rocketry and Space Travel; The Immediate Post-War Era - Abortive Progress and Hiatus 1945-1950; The Race for the ICBM; Space Exploration and Satellites in the 1950s; Sputnik and its Consequences, 1957-1958; The "Missile Gap" and After; The Space Race, 1958-1960; Humans in Orbit and Interplanetary Probes, 1961-1966; The Other Road - Wings toward Space; The Road Not Taken - Nuclear Propulsion; To the Moon.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Missile and Space Race
Autor
EAN
9780275944513
ISBN
0275944514
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
Praeger Publishers
Anzahl Seiten
258
Gewicht
554g
Größe
H235mm x B157mm x T19mm
Jahr
1994
Untertitel
Englisch
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