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

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Amy Shira Teitel
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Breaking the chains of gravity
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A history of pre-NASA spaceflight describes how America's space agency drew some of the world's leading minds, discussing such subjects as Wernher von Braun's Jupiter rocket, the cutting-edge aircraft flown by NACA test pilot Neil Armstrong and the rivalries between the various arms of the U.S. military
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DLC
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629.40973/09044
Index
index present
LC call number
TL670
LC item number
.T397 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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ocn933596254
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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304p. :
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9781472911179
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(hardcover)
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2015046643
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(OCoLC)933596254

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