Escape from Earth : a secret history of the space rocket
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Published
New York, NY : PublicAffairs, 2019.
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction
629.4 MACDO

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Format
Book
Edition
First US edition.
Physical Desc
371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781610398718, 1610398718

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.

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APA Citation (style guide)

MacDonald, F. (2019). Escape from Earth: a secret history of the space rocket (First US edition.). PublicAffairs.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

MacDonald, Fraser, 1972-. 2019. Escape From Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket. New York, NY: PublicAffairs.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

MacDonald, Fraser, 1972-. Escape From Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket New York, NY: PublicAffairs, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

MacDonald, Fraser. Escape From Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket First US edition., PublicAffairs, 2019.

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