Rocket Manual - 1942 onwards

Rocket Manual - 1942 onwards by David Baker

An insight into the development and technology of space rockets and satellite launchers

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780857333711
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The Rocket Manual tells the story of rocket motors, how they were first developed, how they work, what they are used for and how they are operated. It also explains the origin and operating record of satellite launchers around the world. Rocket motors large and small are listed and explained, including small motors used to push satellites and spacecraft into different orbits, throttleable rockets for controlling spacecraft descending to the Moon and the surfaces of other planets, restartable motors for adjusting orbits and reusable motors such as those developed for the Shuttle.

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780857333711
Illustrations: 100 b&w & 200 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.5 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 12.7 mm