Rocket Development: Liquid-Fuel Rocket Research, 1929-1941. Robert . Goddard, Esther C. Goddard, G. Edward Pendray, utchings.

Rocket Development: Liquid-Fuel Rocket Research, 1929-1941

New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1948. 1st Edition. B&W Photographs, illustrations. Hardcover. Octavo. xx, 291 pages. Very Good. Bound in dark blue cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board titles. Light rubs to extremities, some minor browning to endpapers, and a bit of foxing to textblock edges.

Report on the series of rocket experiments which began in the fall of 1929 and ended 12 years later, in October, 1941. This comprises the entire Goddard rocket development from the time of Dr. Goddard's now historic liquid-fuel rocket flight of July 17, 1929 ,at Auburn, MA, until his acceptance of an assignment to carry on experimental rocket work for the U.S. Military at the start of World War II.

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