Table of contents for Blazing the trail : the early history of spacecraft and rocketry / Mike Gruntman.


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Table of Contents
Preface	iii
Foreword	ix
1. HUMBLE BEGINNINGS	1
2. Rocket proliferation - The First Wave 	7
3. Under Rocket Fire in India	21
4. The Congreve Rocket	29
5. Rockets Come to America	45
6. First American Rockets	53
7. Rocket proliferation - The Second Wave 	67
8. Public Imagination on Fire	85
9. Great Pioneers	101
10. The First Modern Rocket	133
11. JATO and Beyond	163
12. Building the Foundation	197
13. Road to Sputnik	263
14. Gateways to Heaven	293
15. The Breakthrough	321
16. Opening the Skies	381
17. Joining the Club	413
18. The First Thousand Years	451
Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations	459
Appendix B: Selected Bibliography	463
Index	473




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Rocketry History, Rockets (Aeronautics) History, Space vehicles History