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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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  • United States
  • United States
  • Rocketry
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • 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
1488480
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
  • (Sirsi) i9781472911179
  • (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
1488480
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
  • (Sirsi) i9781472911179
  • (OCoLC)927101899

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