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Rockets and People, Volume 2: Creating a Rocket Industry

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Rockets and People, Volume 2: Creating a Rocket Industry
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Publisher: NASA
ISBN/ASIN: 1470015080
ISBN-13: 9781470015084
Number of pages: 383

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This is volume 2 -- Creating a Rocket Industry: Chertok not only describes and reflects upon his experiences, but he also elicits and extracts profound insights from an epic story about a society's quest to explore the cosmos.

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