The rocket pioneers on the road to space by Beryl Williams Epstein

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Published by J. Messner in New York .

Written in English

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  • Rockets (Aeronautics)

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Statementby Beryl Williams and Samuel Epstein. Foreword by Andrew G. Haley.
ContributionsEpstein, Sam, 1909- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL781 .E6
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6175635M
LC Control Number55006921
OCLC/WorldCa492127

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(New York).End date:   This is the story of the rocket pioneers in the days before the Mercury program and the Soviet space program.

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