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Herman Potočnik Noordung by NASA

Herman Potočnik Noordung by NASA

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The Problem of Space Travel : The Rocket Motor (The Nasa History Series) - 1928 - English translation 1995. Classic!
The Problem of Space Travel : The Rocket Motor (The Nasa History Series) - 1928 - English translation 1995. Classic!

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TableofContents
PageForeword...............................................................................................ixPreface...................................................................................................xvIntroduction..........................................................................................1ThePowerofGravity............................................................................3ThePracticalGravitationalBoundaryoftheEarth...........................5TheFreeOrbit......................................................................................6ManeuveringintheGravitationalFieldsofOuterSpace.................8TheArmorBarrieroftheEarth'sAtmosphere.................................9TheHighestAltitudesReachedtoDate.............................................10TheCannonShotintoOuterSpace...................................................11TheReactiveForce...............................................................................12TheReactionVehicle...........................................................................14TheRocket............................................................................................15PreviousResearchersAddressingtheProblemofSpaceFlight.......16TheTravelVelocityandtheEfficiencyofRocketVehicles...............17TheAscent............................................................................................25GeneralCommentsabouttheStructureoftheSpaceRocket.........32ProposalsToDate.................................................................................40CommentsRegardingPreviousDesignRecommendations.............51TheReturntoEarth............................................................................53Hohmann'sLandingManeuver..........................................................55LandinginaForcedCircularMotion................................................57LandinginBrakingEllipses................................................................59Oberth'sLandingManeuver...............................................................61TheResultToDate..............................................................................61TwoOtherImportantQuestions........................................................62TheSpaceRocketinanInclinedTrajectory.....................................62TheSpaceRocketasanAirplane.......................................................65TheSpaceStationinEmptySpace.....................................................72TheNatureofGravityandHowitcanbeInfluenced.......................75TheEffectofWeightlessnessontheHumanOrganism...................78ThePhysicalBehaviorofObjectswhenGravityisMissing...............80WithoutAir...........................................................................................88PerpetualSilencePrevailsinEmptySpace........................................89SunshineduringNighttimeDarkness................................................89UnlimitedVisibility..............................................................................90WithoutHeat........................................................................................91DesigningtheSpaceStation................................................................93TheSolarPowerPlant.........................................................................95

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