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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

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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
Title variation
  • Story of spaceflight before NASA
  • Story of spaceflight before National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA
Summary
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
Writing style
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10470048
Cataloging source
EQO
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Teitel, Amy Shira
Dewey number
  • 629.47097309045
  • 629.470973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Rocketry
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Rocketry
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the story of spaceflight before NASA
Label
Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA, Amy Shira Teitel
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-296) 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
Control code
ocn927101899
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472911179
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)927101899
Label
Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA, Amy Shira Teitel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-296) 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
Control code
ocn927101899
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472911179
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)927101899

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