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The Resource To a distant day : the rocket pioneers, Chris Gainor ; foreword by Alfred Worden

To a distant day : the rocket pioneers, Chris Gainor ; foreword by Alfred Worden

Label
To a distant day : the rocket pioneers
Title
To a distant day
Title remainder
the rocket pioneers
Statement of responsibility
Chris Gainor ; foreword by Alfred Worden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gainor, Chris
Dewey number
621.43/560922
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL781
LC item number
.G25 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Outward odyssey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rocketry
  • Astronautics
Label
To a distant day : the rocket pioneers, Chris Gainor ; foreword by Alfred Worden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Space dreams and war drums -- Tsiolkovsky and the birth of Soviet astronautics -- Robert Goddard's solitary trail -- Hermann Oberth and early German rocketry -- Von Braun, Dornberger, and World War II -- Rockets, balloons, and the right stuff -- Korolev and the first ICBM -- The military-industrial complex -- Sputniks and Muttniks -- The birth of NASA -- Man in space soonest -- Epilogue: July 16, 1969
Control code
ocm156785102
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780803222090
Lccn
2007029365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)156785102
  • (OCoLC)156785102
  • (Sirsi) a939233
Label
To a distant day : the rocket pioneers, Chris Gainor ; foreword by Alfred Worden
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Space dreams and war drums -- Tsiolkovsky and the birth of Soviet astronautics -- Robert Goddard's solitary trail -- Hermann Oberth and early German rocketry -- Von Braun, Dornberger, and World War II -- Rockets, balloons, and the right stuff -- Korolev and the first ICBM -- The military-industrial complex -- Sputniks and Muttniks -- The birth of NASA -- Man in space soonest -- Epilogue: July 16, 1969
Control code
ocm156785102
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780803222090
Lccn
2007029365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)156785102
  • (OCoLC)156785102
  • (Sirsi) a939233

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