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The Resource Escape from Earth : a secret history of the space rocket, Fraseer MacDonald

Escape from Earth : a secret history of the space rocket, Fraseer MacDonald

Label
Escape from Earth : a secret history of the space rocket
Title
Escape from Earth
Title remainder
a secret history of the space rocket
Statement of responsibility
Fraseer MacDonald
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of engineering student Frank Malina and his friend, explosives enthusiast Jack Parsons. Together, they embarked on a journey that took them from junk yards and desert lots to the heights of the military-industrial complex. Malina designed the first American rocket to reach space and established the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. But trouble found him when the FBI suspected him of being a communist. And when some classified documents went missing, Malina was thrust into the center of an increasingly serious investigation
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacDonald, Fraser
Dewey number
629.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL790
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Malina, Frank J
  • Parsons, Jack
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
  • Astronautics
  • Communism
  • Occultism
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
Label
Escape from Earth : a secret history of the space rocket, Fraseer MacDonald
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1056780266
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610398718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1056780266
Label
Escape from Earth : a secret history of the space rocket, Fraseer MacDonald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1056780266
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610398718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1056780266

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