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The Resource Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA, Amy Shira Teitel

Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA, Amy Shira Teitel

Label
Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA
Title
Breaking the chains of gravity
Title remainder
the story of spaceflight before NASA
Statement of responsibility
Amy Shira Teitel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.40973/09044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL670
LC item number
.T397 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA, Amy Shira Teitel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hobby rocketeers -- The rocket loophole -- The turning tide of war -- Escape and surrender -- Nazi rockets in New Mexico -- Rockets meet airplanes -- A new war, a new missile, and a new leader -- Higher and faster -- Edging into hypersonics -- The floating astronaut -- Space becomes an option -- The first satellite race -- Little Ball's big impact -- The fight to control space -- Epilogue : America finds its footing in space -- Glossary of people -- Glossary of places and organizations
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472911179
Lccn
2015046643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
ocn933596254
Label
Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA, Amy Shira Teitel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hobby rocketeers -- The rocket loophole -- The turning tide of war -- Escape and surrender -- Nazi rockets in New Mexico -- Rockets meet airplanes -- A new war, a new missile, and a new leader -- Higher and faster -- Edging into hypersonics -- The floating astronaut -- Space becomes an option -- The first satellite race -- Little Ball's big impact -- The fight to control space -- Epilogue : America finds its footing in space -- Glossary of people -- Glossary of places and organizations
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472911179
Lccn
2015046643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
ocn933596254

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