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The Rocket into Planetary Space

Hermann. Oberth


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  • Title:
    The Rocket into Planetary Space
  • Author: Hermann. Oberth
  • Description: 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
    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.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter
  • Format: 1 online resource (106 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 3-486-99067-5;ISBN 3-11-036756-4
  • Subjects: Interplanetary voyages; Rockets (Aeronautics); Space flight; Space flight; Rockets (Aeronautics); Mechanical Engineering; Engineering & Applied Sciences; Aeronautics Engineering & Astronautics; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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