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The Death of Rocketry By Joel Dickinson & Bob Cook
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The history of the first successful reactionless space drive and how it uncovered the greatest loophole in modern physics. Learn about Bob Cook, a legendary pioneer in the inertial propulsion field... More > who invented and patented the Cook Coriolis (CC) drive and the Cook Inertial Propulsion (CIP) engine. This new 2012 edition updates the original 1980 publication, up to the current CID Engine Project of Bob's son, Rob, Jr. By Joel Dickinson with Bob Cook Updated and Edited by Rob Cook, Jr.< Less
Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics with 25 Projects By Carla Mooney
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Do you ever wonder how rockets soar into space? Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics.... More > Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the earliest fire arrows in China to modern-day space shuttles. They learn how rockets are launched, move through the atmosphere, and return to Earth safely. Exploring the science behind rocket flight, kids see how the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag interact to determine a rocket’s path. Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars illuminate the topic, while Words to Know, highlighted and defined within the text, reinforce new vocabulary. Projects include building a pneumatic blast rocket and launcher, determining the role of fins in rocket stability, testing a rocket recovery system, and designing a rocket model of the future. Additional materials include a glossary and a list of Internet resources.< Less
HOW to DESIGN, BUILD and TEST SMALL LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET ENGINES By Leroy Krzycki
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A classic text for experimental and "amateur" rocket scientists, engineers, and technicians. Written especially for people who want to build their own rocket motors, from scratch, this is... More > a superior "how to do it in your garage or workshop" kind of book. We know of no other similar texts. As the author says: "With proper design, careful workmanship, and good test equipment operating in a safe manner, the amateur can build small liquid-fuel rocket engines which have hours of operating life. The purpose of this publication is to provide the serious amateur builder with design information, fabrication procedures, text equipment requirements, and safe operating procedures."< Less
HOW to DESIGN, BUILD and TEST SMALL LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET ENGINES By Leroy Krzycki
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A classic text for experimental and "amateur" rocket scientists, engineers, and technicians. Written especially for people who want to build their own rocket motors, from scratch, this is... More > a superior "how to do it in your garage or workshop" kind of book. We know of no other similar texts. As the author says: "With proper design, careful workmanship, and good test equipment operating in a safe manner, the amateur can build small liquid-fuel rocket engines which have hours of operating life. The purpose of this publication is to provide the serious amateur builder with design information, fabrication procedures, text equipment requirements, and safe operating procedures."< Less
Rockets and Space for Young Rocketeers By Richard Newlands
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If you want to get into Space, how do you go about it? Space is only 62 miles away so why is it so hard to get there? The science of the forces and energies rocket scientists deal with are clearly... More > explained with easy-to-follow diagrams. You’ll find out how a rocket gets the power to overcome gravity and Drag to get into Space. You’ll learn how to steer and stay alive while you’re up there and various ways to design a spacecraft so it gets you back safely. The many illustrations include innovative Spaceships such as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceshipTwo. To get you started with building and flying rockets, there is a practical step-by-step guide to launching a scale model using Estes rocket motors. Tips from experienced rocketeers will get your model rocket flying high and help you get it back in one piece. The final chapter is more challenging: it’s full of in-depth rocket science where you learn how to design and test a large rocket engine capable of getting you into Space!< Less
Rockets and Space for Young Rocketeers By Richard Newlands
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If you want to get into Space, how do you go about it? Space is only 62 miles away so why is it so hard to get there? The science of the forces and energies rocket scientists deal with are clearly... More > explained with easy-to-follow diagrams. You’ll find out how a rocket gets the power to overcome gravity and Drag to get into Space. You’ll learn how to steer and stay alive while you’re up there and various ways to design a spacecraft so it gets you back safely. The many illustrations include innovative Spaceships such as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceshipTwo. To get you started with building and flying rockets, there is a practical step-by-step guide to launching a scale model using Estes rocket motors. Tips from experienced rocketeers will get your model rocket flying high and help you get it back in one piece. The final chapter is more challenging: it’s full of in-depth rocket science where you learn how to design and test a large rocket engine capable of getting you into Space!< Less
ROCKET GIRL - Play - 6 x 9 HIGH SCHOOL VERSION By GEORGE MORGAN
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ROCKET GIRL is a stage play. It tells the heretofore untold story of Mary Sherman--America's first female rocket scientist. The play premiered at Caltech in Pasadena; November, 2008.
ROCKET GIRL - Play - 6 x 9 HIGH SCHOOL VERSION By GEORGE MORGAN
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ROCKET GIRL is a stage play. It tells the heretofore untold story of Mary Sherman--America's first female rocket scientist. The play premiered at Caltech in Pasadena; November, 2008.
Tom's 5th Symphony of Swift Inventions By T. Edward Fox
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The 5th collection of Tom Swift inventions. It includes: THE EXCEPTIONAL BATTERY — A valued employee has an opportunity to create a new lifesaving device for the battlefield. Tom agrees to... More > create an entirely new type of battery for it.
 THE MULTICORDER — There are many things for the young inventor to keep hauling around for those times he needs special devices, so he sets about coming up with an all-in-one unit based on a popular old TV show. THE POLYMORPHIC GLIDER — A wealthy glider pilot wants Tom to do the impossible, make him an air glider that can fly like a bird, flapping wings and standing starts included. TOM SWIFT TAKES OFF — At 13, young Tom build a viable solid rocket motor using the things he can find in the late 1940s. THE MODEL ROCKET MOTOR — When the son of a friend is seriously injured, Tom decides to come up with a rocket motor formula that is safe and powerful. An alternate look at Tom Swift creating a solid propellant. This is a shorter, bonus story.< Less
TLM Level 2 Certificates in Open Systems and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (RQF) By Ian Lynch & Paul Taylor
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This is the handbook for the TLM Level 2 qualification that counts towards progress 8 in the headline points scores in the school league tables for 2019. It describes the assessment model and... More > provides an example test, the content syllabus for the test and examples and guidance for assessing coursework. The aim is to introduce learners to this fast moving world and equip them for jobs in these industries in the near future. A detailed analysis of how qualifications and certificates are awarded has resulted in cost savings to schools but more importantly, significantly reduced administrative overhead for teachers. The qualifications are suitable for use in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 and enable coverage of wide ranging digital syllabus based on fourth horizon principles and have been designed in conjunction with leading industry consultants.< Less

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