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Rocket Man: Robert H. Goddard & the Birth of the Space Age
David H. Clary (au). More famous in his day than Einstein or Edison, Goddard was the Amer. founder of rocketry & space flight, launching the world’s first liquid-fuel rockets & the first powered vehicles to break the sound barrier. Supported by Charles Lindbergh & Harry Guggenheim, he devised the methods that carried men to the moon. Yet Goddard is the “forgotten man” of the space age. After the Germans launched the V-2 missiles of WW2, the Amer. gov’t. usurped his 214 patents & suppressed his contributions in the name of nat. security, until it was forced to pay 1 million dollars for patent infringement. Goddard became famous again, but his renewed fame soon faded, & his pivotal role in launching the space age has been largely forgotten -- until now. B&W photos.
Between Friends: Writing Women Celebrate Friendship
Whiz Kid of Wall Street’s Investment Guide: How I Returned 34% on My Portfolio, & You Can,Too
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Commonwealth of Science: ANZAAS & the Scientific Enterprise in Australia, 1888-1988
McGraw-Hill Multimedia Handbook
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