New York: Pergamon Press, 1958. First? Edition. First? Printing. 330, illus., references, index, usual library markings, front flyleaf removed. International series of monographs on aeronautical sciences and space flight; Division VII, Astronautics division; vol. 1. The Astronautics Symposium, convened at San Diego, CA, in February 1957, was co-sponsored bythe Air Force Office of Scientific Research of the Air Research and Development Command, and Convair Division of General Dynamics Corporation. The meeting surveyed the scientific and technological progress of astronautics, and indicated the lines of research which needed to be emphasized in future space exploration. Condition: good, ex-lib.
Keywords: Schriever, ICBM, Stuhlinger, Rocket Engines, Spacecraft, Fred Whipple, Kallmann, Satellites, Optical Tracking