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Author Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989,
Title Rakete zu den Planetenräumen. English
The rocket into planetary space / Hermann Oberth ; translated by Trevor C. Sorensen [and six others].
Imprint Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, [2014]

Author Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989,
Subject Space flight.
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Description 1 online resource
Note Translated from the German.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword to 2nd Edition; Table of Contents; List of the Most Important Formula Variables and Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Part I Principle of Operation and Performance; 2. Most Favorable Velocity; 3. Relationships between Time, Mass, Force, Distance, Air Pressure and Most Favorable Velocity; 4. Propulsion Apparatus and Jet Velocity; 5. The Free Flight of the Rocket; 6. Andruck; 7. Discussion. Results of Our Investigations Thus Far; Part II Description of Model B: Discussion of Technical Implementation; 8. Introductory Remarks; 9. The Alcohol Rocket; General.
Description of the Alcohol RocketInstruments of the Alcohol Rocket; 10. The Hydrogen Rocket; General; Description of the H.R; Instruments of the H.R; 11. Measurements with Model B; 12. About the Technical Devices; Part III Purpose and Prospects; 13. Physical Effects of Abnormal Andruck on Humans; 14. Psychological Effects of Abnormal Andruck Conditions; 15. Dangers during Ascent; 16. Equipment of the Rocket; 17. Outlook; Addendum; Postscript.
Summary For all being interested in astronautics, this translation of Hermann Oberth's classic work is a truly historic event. Readers will be impressed with this extraordinary pioneer and his incredible achievement. In a relatively short work of 1923, Hermann Oberth laid down the mathematical laws governing rocketry and spaceflight, and he offered practical design considerations based on those laws.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 18, 2015).
ISBN 9783110367560 (electronic bk.)
3110367564 (electronic bk.)
9783486990676 (electronic bk.)
3486990675 (electronic bk.)
9783486754636 (alkaline paper)
3486754637 (alkaline paper)
OCLC # 908632777
Additional Format Print version: Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989. Rakete zu den Planetenräumen. English. Rocket into planetary space. Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, 2014 9783486754636 (DLC) 2014017508 (OCoLC)881399605