Rocketry & Nuclear Weapons Bibliography
In researching this post from a few years ago that served as a brief overview of the Redstone Family of launch vehicles, I came across a number of other resources that I filed away since they didn’t have a particular bearing on that specific early launch vehcile but which might serve as fodder for other posts under the same heading.
First drafted: January 7th, 2018.
Last updated: January 14th, 2018.
U.S. Launch Vehicles & Space Programs:
- Launius, Roger D. To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles. The University Press of Kentucky, 2015. Internet resource.
Rocketry & Spaceflight, Generally:
- Redfield, Peter. Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.
Soviet & Russian Launch Vehicles & Space Programs:
Cold War & General Nuclear history
Bird, Kai, and Martin J. Sherwin. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. London: Atlantic, 2009. Print.
Jacobsen, Annie. Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. Print.
Jacobsen, Annie. The Pentagon’s Brain: An Uncensored History of Darpa, America’s Top Secret Military Research Agency. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2016. Print.
Rhodes, Richard The Making of the Atomic Bomb
Rhodes, Richard Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb