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Rockets of the World

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Space boosters and sounding rockets from around the world


by Peter Alway

Over 200 versions of 137 rockets from 14 nations

  • 384 pages
  • 8 1/2" x 11", w/ durable Smyth-sewn hardcover binding
  • Color cover w/ B&W illustrations
  • Hundreds of photos, drawings and tables
  • ISBN 978-0-615-22317-9

Description

Rockets of the World: Fourth Edition (revised in 2008) is a reference book on historical and current rockets and missiles. While written with the modeler in mind, non-modeling space enthusiasts will enjoy its unique mix of detailed illustrations and historical and technical information not found in other books. It gives you the detailed technical information you need to model rockets from around the globe.

Fascinating historical summaries have earned the praise of modelers and armchair astronauts around the world. It's the favorite reference for documenting Scale and Sport Scale models in National Association of Rocketry competition.

Contents

Section 1 - Rockets of Germany:

  • A-3
  • Maul Camera Rocket
  • OTRAG 1
  • V-2 (A-4)
  • Winkler's HW-2

Section 2 - Rockets of Ex-USSR:

  • Cosmos (B-1/SL-7)
  • Cosmos (C-1/SL-8)
  • Energiya-Buran (K-1/SL-17)
  • GIRD 09
  • GIRD X
  • M-100B
  • MR-12
  • MMR-06
  • MR-20
  • N1 (G-1/SL-15)
  • Proton (D-1e/SL-12)
  • Soyuz (A-2/SL-4)
  • Sputnik (A/SL-1, SL-2)
  • Tsyklon (F-2/SL-14)
  • V-2-A
  • R-14 (Vertikal 4)
  • V-5-V
  • V-11-A
  • Vostok-Luna (A-1/SL-3)
  • Zenit (J-1/SL-16)

Section 3 - Rockets of United States:

  • Aerobee
  • Aerobee-Hi/150
  • Aerobee 300 (Spaerobee)
  • Aerobee 150A
  • Aerobee 350
  • Astrobee 500
  • Astrobee 1500
  • Astrobee D
  • American Rocket Society ARS-2
  • Apollo Pad Abort Test
  • Arcas
  • Sparrow-HV Arcas
  • Argo D-4 Javelin
  • Aries
  • Asp
  • Atlas-Agena
  • Atlas-Centaur
  • Atlas-Score
  • Bumper
  • DC-X
  • Deacon
  • Deacon Rockoon
  • Delta B
  • Delta E
  • Delta M
  • Delta II
  • Goddard's March 16, 1926 Rocket
  • Goddard's L-16
  • Goddard's A-5
  • Hermes RV-A-10
  • IRIS
  • Juno 1 (Jupiter C)
  • Jupiter
  • Juno II
  • Little Joe I
  • Little Joe II
  • Loki Rockoon
  • Loki HASP
  • Super Loki Dart
  • Mercury-Atlas
  • Mercury-Redstone
  • MX-774
  • Nike-Deacon
  • Nike-Cajun
  • Nike-Asp
  • Nike-Apache
  • Nike-Tomahawk
  • Nike Smoke
  • Pegasus
  • Ram B
  • Sandhawk
  • Terrier-Sandhawk
  • Saturn I
  • Saturn IB
  • Saturn V
  • Scout
  • Shotput
  • Space Shuttle
  • Sparta-Wresat
  • Terrapin
  • Thor-Able
  • Thor-Agena A
  • Titan IIIC
  • Titan IIIB
  • Titan IIIE
  • Titan IV
  • Gemini-Titan II
  • IQSY Tomahawk
  • D-Region Tomahawk
  • Sandia Tomahawk
  • Taurus-Tomahawk
  • Trailblazer I
  • Trailblazer II
  • Vanguard
  • Viking
  • Wac Corporal
  • X-17

Section 4 - Rockets of France:

  • Diamant A
  • Diamant B
  • Diamant B-P4
  • Dragon III
  • Veronique
  • Vesta

Section 5 - Rockets of Japan:

  • Kappa
  • Lambda
  • Mu

Section 6 - Rockets of China:

  • Long March 3

Section 7 - Rockets of United Kingdom:

  • Congreve 300-pounder
  • Skylark
  • Black Knight
  • Black Arrow

Section 8 - Rockets of India:

  • Rohini RH-75
  • SLV-3

Section 9 - Rockets of Argentina:

  • Orion II

Section 10 - Rockets of Australia:

  • HAD
  • Aero-High

Section 11 - Rockets of Brazil:

  • Sonda 1
  • Sonda 2

Section 12 - Rockets of Canada:

  • Black Brant II
  • Black Brant III
  • Black Brant IV
  • Black Brant V
  • Black Brant X

Section 13 - Rockets of Poland:

  • Meteor 1
  • Meteor 2K
  • Meteor 3
  • RP-3
  • Rasko 2

Section 14 - Rockets of Spain:

  • INTA-255

Section 15 - Rockets of Europe:

  • Europa
  • Ariane 1
  • Ariane 4
  • Maxus

Section 16 - Bibliography

Section 17 - Mail-order sources of drawings and photographs

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