ROCKETMEN AND WHAT THEY DO by Charles I. Coombs

ROCKETMEN AND WHAT THEY DO

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The technique of dramatization combines with straight factual exposition in this discussion of the multi-varied aspects of space work. How rockets are cared for, fed and fired, what facilities are available at the national Aeronautics and Space Administration, how bio-astronauts arrived at the three basic essentials for carrying men into space, what goes on within the secretive realm of cybernetics- are a few of the topics outlined. the emphasis here is on behind-the-scenes occupations. Thus there is no mention made of the recent trips into space by Gagarin, Glenn etc. Thus there is no mention made of the recent trips into space by Gagarin, Glenn etc. An addition to The Professions and What They Do series f or those with their head in the clouds and beyond.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1962
Publisher: Watts