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Title The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor
Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Publ. Info. 149 p.; 1995
SuDocs No. NAS 1.21:4026
Item 0830-H-14
Notes Chapters cover the power of gravity, the free orbit, the armor barrier of the Earth's atmosphere, the cannon shot into outer space, the rocket, the ascent, the return to earth, the space suit, exploring the stars, and much more. This is the first fully-edited, complete English translation of Hermann Noordung's 1929 classic book Das Problem der Befahrung des Weltraums. This book is important in the early literature about space travel because of its extensive treatment of the engineering details of a space station.
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