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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Remembering The Giants - Apollo Rocket Propulsion Development (NASA SP-2009-4545) - Saturn V, CSM, and Lunar Module Engines Including F-1, J-2, and SPS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a historical compendium of what will likely be remembered as one of the most remarkable achievements in the evolution of rocket propulsion for the Apollo lunar landing program.
Pursuit of Power: NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL) No. 1 and 2 - NACA, Aircraft Engine Research, Cold War Research, Nuclear Navaho, Rockets, Missiles, RL-10 Hydrogen Engine, Supersonic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official history of an important NACA/NASA propulsion research facility located in Ohio, which began operations in 1952 and was demolished in 2009. By the late 1950s, Pratt & Whitney, Wright Aeronautical, and the U.S. Air Force began building their own propulsion labs and altitude facilities.
Herman Oberth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the Fathers of Rocketry. Inventor of the Multistage Rocket & A Believer in OFOs With Intelligent Beings on Far Away Planets in the Universe
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.