Lot 1: Air Technical Service Command, Army Air Force. Jet Propulsion. A Reference Text prepared by the Staffs of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Galcit Restricted. Illustrations and diagrams, including folding

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Description: Air Technical Service Command, Army Air Force. Jet Propulsion. A Reference Text prepared by the Staffs of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Galcit Restricted. Illustrations and diagrams, including folding chart. Thick 4to, contemporary cloth loose-leaf binder; minor dampstaining along edges. Np, 1946 E150-250 Formerly classified manual for a 1943-44 course in jet propulsion limited to Army and Navy officers assigned to the California Institute of Technology for advanced studies; edited by Hsue-shen Tsien, the first Goddard Professor at Caltech, who returned to China involuntarily in the early 1950s and later headed the Chinese ballistic missile and space programs.
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