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The Resource The rocket company, by Patrick J. G. Stiennon and David M. Hoerr ; illustrated by Doug Birkholz

The rocket company, by Patrick J. G. Stiennon and David M. Hoerr ; illustrated by Doug Birkholz

Label
The rocket company
Title
The rocket company
Statement of responsibility
by Patrick J. G. Stiennon and David M. Hoerr ; illustrated by Doug Birkholz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.44/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL785.8.L3
LC item number
S84 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The rocket company, by Patrick J. G. Stiennon and David M. Hoerr ; illustrated by Doug Birkholz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Seven billionaires and one big problem -- Big telescopes, hot rodders, and librarians -- Gateses, Jobses, and the laureates' Lemma -- Build big, build many, or use it again -- Small market, small payload, but not a toy -- Myths, mistrust, and trust -- The pitch -- The business plan -- Mazes, stop cords, and skunk workers -- Fuel tanks, heat shields, and fire walls -- Balloon tanks, fracture mechanics, and friction stir welding -- Enthusiasm bubbles, ejections, and expander cycles -- Gasoline, alcohol, kerosene, or liquid methane -- Design reviews, prototypes, and parawings -- Guidance, navigation, and control -- Webb suit, hard suit, space suit -- Markets, philosophy, techniques, and approaches -- Rockets, jets, and soft landings -- Pilots, payloads, and passengers -- Mooncars, monks, and monasteries -- Aliens, cheetahs, and archea -- Halfway to everywhere -- First stage, first flight -- Stop the production line! -- Earth below us -- Money, manufacturing, and marketing -- Always room for improvement -- Epilogue I Space is finally a place -- Epilogue II Mars for the many
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 263 p.
Isbn
9781563476969
Lccn
2005016557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368077379
Label
The rocket company, by Patrick J. G. Stiennon and David M. Hoerr ; illustrated by Doug Birkholz
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Seven billionaires and one big problem -- Big telescopes, hot rodders, and librarians -- Gateses, Jobses, and the laureates' Lemma -- Build big, build many, or use it again -- Small market, small payload, but not a toy -- Myths, mistrust, and trust -- The pitch -- The business plan -- Mazes, stop cords, and skunk workers -- Fuel tanks, heat shields, and fire walls -- Balloon tanks, fracture mechanics, and friction stir welding -- Enthusiasm bubbles, ejections, and expander cycles -- Gasoline, alcohol, kerosene, or liquid methane -- Design reviews, prototypes, and parawings -- Guidance, navigation, and control -- Webb suit, hard suit, space suit -- Markets, philosophy, techniques, and approaches -- Rockets, jets, and soft landings -- Pilots, payloads, and passengers -- Mooncars, monks, and monasteries -- Aliens, cheetahs, and archea -- Halfway to everywhere -- First stage, first flight -- Stop the production line! -- Earth below us -- Money, manufacturing, and marketing -- Always room for improvement -- Epilogue I Space is finally a place -- Epilogue II Mars for the many
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 263 p.
Isbn
9781563476969
Lccn
2005016557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368077379

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