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Interplanetary Flight an introduction to astronautics
Clarke, Arthur C.,
Temple press, London, 1951. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: photographs & diagrams. Reprint. as can be seen in the photographs, the previous owner has protected the dust jacket using sticky tape which has darkened, across the top and bottom edges. There are a couple of short fares at the corners. Previous owner's name stamped, and book plates on the 1st page. There is no other damage to describe. Arthur C Clarke's book is a short, modestly technical introduction to space exploration written by Arthur C. Clarke, and published in 1950. It includes material accessible to readers with a high-school level of science and technical education, covering the elements of orbital mechanics, rocket design and performance, various applications of Earth satellites, a discussion of the more interesting and accessible destinations in the Solar System (such as they were understood at the time of writing), and in a final chapter covering the rationale and value of human expansion off the Earth. (Courtesy of Wikipedia) Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 164, (2) pages, with bibliography & in-depth and mathematical appendix to stop illustrator with XV plates and drawings, and with text figures.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & diagrams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronautics; Exploration. Inventory No: 0252117. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0252117  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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