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A Vertical Empire: The History of the UK Rocket and Space Programme, 1950-1971 Paperback – 2 Apr 2001

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  • Paperback: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Imperial College Press; First Edition edition (2 April 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1860942687
  • ISBN-13: 978-1860942686
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.3 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,069,050 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Much of the material published has never been available before, due partly to the 30-year rule covering government documents and partly due to the sensitive military nature of the work. It makes the book invaluable, particularly as a political analysis and commentary of why the nation's trail-blazing projects in space technology were discontinued." Spaceflight, Aug 2001 "It's a book enjoyed by those with an interest in engineering and the history of British technology ... there are no other books on the market about this topic and I'd still rate it highly." Popular Astronomy, Apr 2002


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