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The first golden age of rocketry

Congreve and Hale rockets of the nineteenth century

by Frank H. Winter

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocketry -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrank H. Winter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL781 .W56 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1811318M
    ISBN 100874749875
    LC Control Number89600279


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This book truly lays out the origins of military rocketry, from its beginnings in India to adaptation in Europe by Congreve to the invention of the Hale rocket. A fascinating book, the First Golden Age pulls no punches when it comes to the technical limitations of rockets (which were so great as to preclude them from replacing tube artilley) or Cited by: 4.

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Winter. By Frank H. Winter. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, Get this from a library. The first golden age of rocketry: Congreve and Hale rockets of the nineteenth century. [Frank H Winter].

The Golden Age by John C. Wright is a fully developed view of an years into the future, named the Golden Oecumene. The solar system is a utopian society teeming with a vast assortment of human, artificial intelligence, nearly immortal tech-assisted post-humans, and many entities in between, including mass minds and AI collectives/5.

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Ye Olde Rocket Forum - Plans &. Written by former National Air and Space Museum curator for rocketry Frank Winter, this Smithsonian publication is considered to be the first comprehensive history of the use of rockets as artillery in the late 18th and 19th centuries.

Englishmen William Congreve and William Hale developed and refined the rocket as a piece of technology. The First Golden Age of Rocketry: Congreve and Hale Rockets of the Nineteenth Century. Smithsonian Institution Press,9 x 6 inches, pages.