The program

  • Brian Harvey
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

This chapter looks at how the current space program was constructed — its organization, institutes, architecture, infrastructure, ground facilities, cosmodromes, rockets, and rocket engines — starting with the people who made it all possible: the designers and their institutes.

Keywords

Dust Europe Steam Shale Beach 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Harvey
    • 1
  1. 1.Dublin 6WIreland

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