Historic Aerojet JATO Rocket Motor Engine Tech Report
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"Report From Aerojet: The Power of the Future"
Aerojet Engineering Corporation .
Report From Aerojet: The Power of the Future
Aerojet Engineering Corporation * Affiliate of the General Tire and Rubber Company
NOTE: This is a one-of-a-kind large-format copy of the original book. It's the same size as the original (about 14 x 10-in), and reproduced in the full colors of the original. (Sample illustrations below are not black-and-white in this rare version!)
Only one book is available ... exceptional text ... unusual opportunity ... A rare and extremely informative, 42-page book entirely devoted to JATO ("jet-assisted take-off") rocket engines. Originally published in 1947 by the inventors of rocket propulsion for launching airplanes, it covers both the history of rocket powered takeoff engines, their technology, and their (probable) future applications.
Describes in great detail the early history of what would become "the world's largest research, development, and production company." Beginning with the small five-man team that evolved into the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at California Institute of Technology (GALCIT), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and Aerojet-General Corporation, this valuable document relates one of the most fascinating stories you'll ever read... read more