High altitude rocket research

Newell, Homer E.

Published by Academic Press, New York, 1953
Hardcover
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Newell, Homer E. (1915-83). High altitude rocket research. xiv, 298pp. Text illustrations. New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1953. 230 x 154 mm. Original cloth, dust-jacket (chipped at upper and lower margins, small tape repairs). Very good. First Edition. "This title represents the first systematic treatise of the use of rockets as upper atmospheric research tools. It describes the various rocket vehicles used as instrument carriers (V2, Viking, Aerobee, etc), gives firing summaries, and covers the nature of the atmosphere, vehicle performance, payloads, motions, data recovery, measurements, radiations, high altitude photography, etc." (Ordway). Ordway, Frederick I., "Annotated Bibliography of Space Science and Technology; A History of Astronautical Book Literature--1931-1962." Boggs SpaceBooksŪ New & Used Books on the History of Space Exploration. Web. 03 June 2011. Bookseller Inventory # 41281

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Title: High altitude rocket research

Publisher: Academic Press, New York

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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