History of Rocketry and Astronautics: 22nd-23rd Proceedings of the History of Astronautics Symposia 1988-1989

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  • ISBN-13: 9780877033967
  • Publisher: Univelt, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Series: AAS History Ser.
  • Pages: 480

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1 Indo-Aryan Traditions and the History of Astronautics 3
Ch. 2 William Congreve and the City of Toulouse 13
Ch. 3 The Collaboration of Wernher von Braun and Fred Freeman 35
Ch. 4 Preserving Chapters in Aerospace History 41
Ch. 5 A Legacy for the Future: Preserving Space-Related Historic Sites 63
Ch. 6 The Evolution of Liquid Rocket Propulsion in France in the Last Fifty Years 87
Ch. 7 The SE 4100 Family: An Early French Experience in Rocketry 103
Ch. 8 The SE 4400/4401 Family: A Hypersonic Ramjet in the 1950s 131
Ch. 9 British Rocket Experiments in the Late 1950s/Early 1960s 153
Ch. 10 The British Black Knight Rocket 165
Ch. 11 Ariel I: The World's First Cooperative Satellite Venture 183
Ch. 12 The First Control System for Space Vehicles 197
Ch. 13 Major Development Trends of Orbital Space Stations 203
Ch. 14 The American Rocket Society, 1953-1963: A Memoir 209
Ch. 15 A Brief History of the German Rocket Society 217
Ch. 16 "Black Betsy": The 6000C-4 Rocket Engine, 1945-1989, Part I 221
Ch. 17 The X-20 Space Plane: Past Innovation, Future Vision 253
Ch. 18 The Atlas and Centaur "Steel Balloon Tanks": A Legacy of Karel Bossart 285
Ch. 19 Mercury Primates 319
Ch. 20 Mercury-Redstone: The First American Man-Rated Space Launch Vehicle
Ch. 21 The Aeromedical Field Laboratory of Space Medicine
Ch. 22 Apollo Scientific Exploration of the Moon
Ch. 23 American Manned Planetary Mission Studies, 1962-1968
Ch. 24 The Role of Mikhail Klavdiyevich Tikhonravov in Creating Staged Rockets, 1947-1953
Ch. 25 The Activities and Role of Vladimir Petrovich Vetchinkin in the Field of Rocketry
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