Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Final MissionPreserving NASA's Apollo Sites$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O'Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813062464

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813062464.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Florida, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in FLASO for personal use (for details see http://www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 18 January 2018

Rocket Testing Sites

Rocket Testing Sites

Chapter:
(p.39) 3 Rocket Testing Sites
Source:
The Final Mission
Author(s):

Lisa Westwood

Beth Laura O’Leary

Milford Wayne Donaldson

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0004

“Rocket Testing Sites” presents some of the lesser known rocket testing sites founded with a better understanding of physics and rocketry provided by Goddard, beginning with the development of the V-2 and A-4 rockets. The chapter focuses on some histories of rocket testing involving Operation Paperclip and Werner Von Braun, such as the Saturn V and Redstone projects. It also focuses on memorable launching experimentation at a variety of facilities in the U.S., like the White Sands in New Mexico, the neighbouring Pioneer Deep Space Station, Cape Canaveral in Florida, the Edwards and Holloman Air Force Bases, and the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

Keywords:   Von Braun, Operation Paperclip, White Sands, Redstone, Saturn V, Cape Canaveral, Edwards Air Force Base, Holloman Air Force Base, Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Pioneer Deep Space Station

Florida Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .