Rocketing Into the Future

The History and Technology of Rocket Planes

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-3199-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-3200-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-27

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 29-55

    Crash course in rocket plane design

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    Chapter

    Pages 57-106

    Germany’s wonder weapons

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    Chapter

    Pages 107-140

    Non-German wartime rocket fighters

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    Chapter

    Pages 141-187

    The rise and fall of the rocket interceptor

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    Chapter

    Pages 189-228

    Breaking the barrier

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    Chapter

    Pages 229-287

    Rocket plane spaceflight

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    Chapter

    Pages 289-317

    Future spaceplanes

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    Chapter

    Pages 319-335

    Joyriding a rocket plane

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    Chapter

    Pages 337-338

    Man versus robot

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    Chapter

    Pages 339-341

    Conclusions

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 343-366