Rockets and Space

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SINCE the earliest times, man has dreamed of the possibility of leaving this planet to visit the heavenly bodies, and much has been written around this theme ranging from the satirical and fantastic to the serious and scientific. This book is an encyclo-pæedic survey in a readable and untechnical style of everty aspect of the subject.

Rockets and Space

Travel The Future of Flight beyond the Stratosphere. By Willy Ley . Pp. viii+574+14 plates. (London : Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1948.) 18s. net.

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RANKIN, R. Rockets and Space. Nature 163, 820 (1949) doi:10.1038/163820a0

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