Missiles, rockets, and space flight

  title={Missiles, rockets, and space flight},
  author={William Henry Pickering},
  journal={Electrical Engineering},
LESS THAN A QUARTER of a century ago, there was no semblance of a rocket or guided missile industry; today, there exists a multibillion-dollar business employing a sizable fraction of the Nation's most skilled scientists, engineers, and technicians. This industry has brought into being, in the relatively short span of some dozen years or so, some of the… CONTINUE READING