HISTORY OF ROCKETRY & SPACE TRAVEL by Wernher & Frederick I. Ordway III von Braun

HISTORY OF ROCKETRY & SPACE TRAVEL

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Experts collaborate on a panoramic history of man's conquest of space, from ancient concepts of the universe to today's missions to the moon, Mars and Venus. The contributions of America's Goddard, Germany's Oberth, and Russia's Tsiolkovsky are described; the cvolution of rocketry after World War II traced; the work of Dr. von Braun's team in Germany and the U.S. reported at first hand, the history and current status of space programs in all major nations noted.

Pub Date: March 10th, 1967
Publisher: Crowell