History of the United States in Two Minutes


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(1)  History of Rocketry and Space

(2)  Space Mission Design and Spacecraft Design


(1)  Blazing the Trail. The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry, AIAA, Reston, Va., 2004
Winner of the Luigi Napolitano Award (2006) from the International Academy of Astronautics

(2)  From Astronautics to Cosmonautics, 2007.

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Various events, documents, and publications related (and a few unrelated) to history of space, spacecraft, and rocketry

Recommended books on history of astronautics, rocketry, spaceflight, and space technology

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