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Top Customer Reviews: Jetpack Attack ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
5 / 5
Growing there is wanted on one chooses your books of own adventure. Ossia The version of that for boys of modern day. At the beginning mine 10 old year has resisted to read a book -- has not listened of Carmen Dandiego and is everything to a series of Warriors. But the description has required to be writing and decides to take one for a crew.
This book has 20 possible finals and calm has to that decide in an end of the each chapter that @subject goes to take. A cliffhangers has done the little crazy -- likes read so only to read and no precise so that it does like this says that this book resupplies. It has had points where chairs a history has not been to clear but thinks perhaps was more familiarised with a character knows Carmen is good or bad. It feels a quantity of the text to pictures is in legislation. It feels he was the little too easy to read so it can be more with the youngest readers.
4 / 5
Ossia The book of pleasant boys . It is well for them to read to them or for me to read to them in bedtime. My boys enjoyed it.

Has been amused for them. They felt he likes can relate his. They thought that it that it was a lot pleasant and has thought the parts of him have been funny. They Liked him Really of some characters.

Has believed to be good writing . It is a lot good to read to the boys and this was the book adds to read with. I enjoyed it to plot, and like I. It recommends it.
5 / 5
While in general you are the quite a lot of writing has chosen your adventure, any of knots was very impressed with some options of history.

One of my girls were excited really for one has chosen your portion of own adventure, has included bored with as some of some options have been. There never looked to be quite interaction with Carmen. One of some options was like this short lasted it so only 2 elections.

Had the something of pair that a dialogue among the characters has not been still to soften at all. And when you are reading out of strong to your boys, is really obvious has questions of dialogue.

This was the idea adds , and my amour of boys Carmen, but think an execution here was so only well.
4 / 5
Has WANTED TO choose your reservation of own adventure grows on I like this WANTS TO be able to share the things have loved with my readers of boy of the twin.

Unfortunately this chooses your paving of falls of own adventure.

A line of history (well lines) is not to the approximation has thought also was as they could be.

Very put when reading aloud... Has thinks that that my boys have had skipped some dialogue but to ... It is so only that annoying in of the places.

Is looking for to choose it Your book of Adventure.... Please look elsewhere... There are so many better elections there
4 / 5
My grandson there is enjoyed this much more that thinks . It thinks that he outgrown Carmen but one choose your corner of own adventure hooked the well in. It wins to choose that it was after spending. And it results that it was not grown too much. A history was more complex and a reading defied for him in age 9. Ossia Well. It maintain involved and has interested. Has thinks that that some histories were pleasant and there be enjoyed to see that chooses. In general the to both liked him.
4 / 5
My daughter loves Carmen Sandiego show in Netflix to the equal that has thinks that that it enjoy this and she to good sure likes. A history is a lot detailed with facts on some locations that is educational and interesting. A row of the age thus book is 8-12 and a level of the note of the aim has said 3-7. My daughter is more afterwards to a level a low plus of both transmission and she have thought a history was bit it more complex. His words were ' took the long time to read but still likes to of me'.
5 / 5
To Mine to 9 old year really likes him this book and when being able to 'choose a course' of a history- or so only read the entirely. In of the different parts in a history says master something particular to spend in this something concrete in a history then turns to a page declared (giving the options of phase of the pair) or so only maintains to read. It is the quite easy bed for his and maintains his interest in reading he- that they are adds.
4 / 5
My boys there is enjoyed really this book with him when being looked to the 'Choose your own adventure' book. An impression and the illustrations are all objective & black. There are illustrations scattered during a book, but is mainly text. Some lines of history are a lot of authored and do justice to a series of television and the gender follows.
5 / 5
Are like this happy to see Carmen Sandiego books. They are the big defender of his reason are the fun way to learn the bit of geography while solving the mystery. I like this reservations because you can choose your end typical of 20 calm options so many can take the different experience with each bed.
5 / 5
I thought that it that it was the plot more toddler friendly that that it is. But he bedtime adds of then can take and the choose on top of a next day partorisca finalise a history. Some girls really enjoy to listen there each piece of history. A lot of entertainment and very interactive

Top Customer Reviews: Rocket Propulsion ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 12 ratings
5 / 5
I have been only doing through some premiers few chapters. Even so, so far I like a step of some chapters, with some pauses of the problems of the example enters chapters. Some tips has give in a book can share. It IS it tries to do some problems of the on your own first example. Can be it taken in not looking in some responses, but would have to when being there guide you takings bonded. This road when an end of the problems of the chapters have entered is to apply what lean, and no in that has the yours rid lined. Also, in an end besides the chapters there are is the variables of list. This map is fundamental for some units of the majority of a formula supposes that you know what some the units are for different variables. But I will admit that stray volume in an equation and forget that relation is trying to balance. I guess that it is my only complaint is that any look of units to take the back burner of some chapters. But again, you can do up for that to revise some units while you cross some formulas of an end of chapter variable table. Still law through a book, but so far is enjoying a right forwardness and just advance of complex concepts.

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5 / 5
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5 / 5
In general quite sake. Perhaps he references other too many works. I have used this text and Introduction in Propulsion of Rocket, Mandate of Missile of Army of EUA, Technical Report RD-PR-91-17, 1991. Each which so one has filled some desert of another. The good class.
4 / 5
A book does not count of the equations very explicitly, is required to have that to know anterior quite Calculation and Newtonian physicist. A book gives explicit examples, but his far out of enough. Any a lot of account an equation likes derived an equation of l.do not having copies other editions and therefore I can any a supposition of this book is any sake or bad. Everything in this book based in mathematicians, has equations almost in the each page of this book. First buyer of time, probably go to buy another creation to reserve nicknamed of beak of liquid rocket.
4 / 5
In general the introduction adds and informative in of the engines of rocket, propellants and beaks. Even so it wants to remain calm out of mathematicians and calculation, this is not a book since you.
4 / 5
I have been so only doing by means of some premiers pocolos capitulate. This in spite of, like this far I like a step of some chapters, with some pauses of the questions of example go in chapters. Some game has @to @give in a book can share. It is it tries to do some questions of example for your first account. It can be hard to not looking in some responses, but would have to that be there drive you takings has stuck. In this way when an end of questions of the chapters gone in is partorisca apply that sustains, and no in that has yours hand has resisted. Also, in an end besides the chapters there are is the variables of cast. This map is fundamental partorisca some units of the majority of a formula assumes that you know the one who some units are partorisca different variables. But I will admit that stray volume in an equation and forget that report am looking for to balance. I guess it conceal it is my only complaint is that any look of unit partorisca take the rear burner of some chapters. But again, you can do on partorisca it partorisca revise some units like steps for some formulas of an end of chapter variable table. Still doing by means of a book, but like this far am enjoying a legislation forwardness and just advance of complex concepts.

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5 / 5
A pair of small errors in of the examples, but otherwise the very clear and concise textbook. I add for the first time that it study of propulsion of the rocket, and like the material of reference.
5 / 5
Rids a lot informative. It breaks down a content a lot well. A bit those that spelling errors smaller and grammatical.
4 / 5
The addition adds to this subject. Up to date partorisca reflect a late plus in propulsion of rocket.
5 / 5
In general quite good. Perhaps dipped other works too much. I have used this text and “Introduction the Propulsion of Rocket”, Commanded of Missile of Army of EUA, Technical Report RD-PR-91-17, 1991. Each one which as fill in some empty of another. Good regime.
5 / 5
A book does not explain of the equations a lot explicitly, is required to have leading knowledge roughly Calculation and Newtonian physicist. A book gives explicit examples, but his far out of enough. No really it explains an equation to the equal that has derived an equation of Ă©l.no have copies other editions and for this can any a supposition of this book is a lot well or bad. Everything in this book based in mathematicians, has equations almost in the each page of this book. First buyer of time, probably that goes to buy another book has called creation of nozzle of liquid rocket.
4 / 5
In general the introduction adds and informative to engines of rocket, propellants and nozzles. This in spite of himself calm wants to remain you out of mathematicians and calculation, this is not a book for you.

Top Customer Reviews: Sex and Rockets: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 53 ratings
4 / 5
It have listened the plot quite Jack Parsons, or Jim Parsons, or Marvel Parson is so that it is writing in Jack and in that context is writing in lucido. An introduction for Robert Anton Wilson was a lot of that interests while it was the majority of a reservation. I enter this book like the Christian hobbyist researcher in a occult so that it take was different things that perhaps another concealed will read this book . For earnest the be was bit it disappointed by this book is is hyped in some circles and for me does not live until a hype fully, but while to say us some in a life and Jack Parsons time a book the decent work the cover Jack occultic life and his contributions in American solid powered rocketry. Both hats of Jack and a occultist and like the scientist does in interesting figure in a lot. This calm book give you the good studio in the implication of Jack in so much. In Jack final Parsons was the defective human being and the direct his deserts in the odd lifestyle that has posed in Aleister the company of Crowley (for correspondence), L. R. Hubbard (Founder of Scientology), and scientific greats what Von Kramer. In Jack final has touched with things so much in a spiritual world and in a physical world that favours in his early destruction. Even so it can it does not help sympathizing with a type in some levels so beginnings so in naive and confidence only to take take advantage of and has run over the small time, but up until his early death maintains to locate failures the persecute magnitude in another avenue and he never left. Cela And the disposal of Jack in not taking a world in the values of the face was commendable.

While In a book on all really enjoyed a principle but he have taken the small tedious in an end.
5 / 5
Jack Parsons was a estupefaciente and has given the young character trailblazer in an investigation and development of engines of Rocket. And still although Parsons was the no-academian, has the alcohol brilliantly data. It can think out of a box and this have done takes engines of Rocket of his childhood in his more mature phases developers. An author, John Carter, a copy of narrative work those presents Parsons is this character sideways as well as his side his dark plus (the Archetype of Shadow) , this was to deceive in an investigation for Magick Beat. Highly it recommends this book in some readers some mature plus, concealed wants to comprise like the mix of ambition, lust and talent in both science and mysticism, has taken in the wonderful transformation -- a birth of a esEdad of any' and some Laboratories of Propulsion of the Jet or JPL (which has done a espaso Launch' the reality.
4 / 5
I have enjoyed to learn in a life and Jack Parsons died, his work with rockets and his implication with L. Ron Hubbard (Scientology) And Margorie Cameron (according to his woman). Also very interesting and, IMO, truly layer (but no longer impact in me, in light that now know behaviours and beliefs of these Satanists) is an incest among Parsons and his mother.
4 / 5
A very researched biography. Mina some swipes on is that it trusts massively in of the fragments other sources.
4 / 5
This rids sometimes could take bogged down in technical description. Even so, Jack Parsons was such an interesting type. I am happy any one has written his biography. A lot it recommends this book in any been mad about in a occult.
4 / 5
Llibre Very well, with a lot of well info, both technician and occult. It IS the harm an author has written under the pseudonym.
2 / 5
Disappointing. It was sper excited to read it, but spend it much more time in ritualistic material in Freemasons that mark in JPL -- has had perhaps unrealistic expectations.
5 / 5
Llibre Well. It can have spoken more in a occultist Parsons side.
4 / 5
That is to say an incredibly revealing book. One influences of Satanist Anton Levin to Hollywood is gone unnoted for a lot. I think that that the people pour it so when the be opened imported and no harmful. It influences a bedrock of Scientology.
5 / 5
It have listened the plot roughly Jack Parsons, or Jim Parsons, or Marvel Parson is like this the one who is writing on Jack and in the context is writing on him. An introduction for Robert Anton Wilson was very interesting as it was the majority of a book. Inside this book like the Christian hobbyist researcher in a occult like lame was different things that perhaps another those who the will has read this book . Partorisca Be sincere was bit it disappointed thus book is is hyped in some circles and partorisca me no alive until a hype fully, but as ours say some in a life and time of Jack Parsons a book the decent work to cover Jack occultic life and his contributi the solid American has fed rocketry. Both hats of Jack like a occultist and like the scientist does in interesting figure to a lot of. This calm book of the the good studio in the implication of Jack in both. In an end Jack Parsons was the defective human being and his defects direct to the odd lifestyle that besieges lucido in company of Aleister Crowley (for correspondence), L. R. Hubbard (Founder of Scientology), and scientific greats likes Von Kramer. In an end Jack has touched with things so much in a spiritual world and in a physical world that favours his early destruction. This in spite of calm can not help sympathizing with a type on some levels so many starts like this in naive and trusting the so only take explode and there is run over the little time, but up until his early death maintains to locate failures to pursue magnitude in another avenue and he have not given never up. Cela And the disposal of Jack to not taking a world in the value of face was commendable.

Like this to a book on all I really enjoyed a start but he have taken the little tedious to an end.
4 / 5
Jack Parsons was an incredible and gifted character young trailblazer in an investigation and development of engines of Rocket. And still although Parsons was the no-academian, has the brilliantly gifted alcohol. It can think out of a box and this have done to take engines of Rocket of his infancy to his more mature phases developers. An author, John Carter, a copy of narrative work that present this side of Parsons character as well as his side his dark plus (the Archetype of Shadow) , this was entangled in an investigation for Magick Tin. Highly it recommends this book to some readers some mature plus, the one who wants to comprise like the mix of ambition, lust and talent in both science and mysticism, spent in the wonderful transformation -- a birth of a esEdad of any one' and some Laboratories of Propulsion of the Jet or JPL (which has done an expanded Shuttle' the reality.
5 / 5
Only writing really bad. Law like the report of book of the student of institute. A timeline is during a place and hard to maintain directly. I also found the just number of typos, but ossia more than one modifying/proofreading subject. It was a lot disappointed likes to fulfil Jack Parsons to be a subject incredibly interesting. Oh! And an author of an introduction could not be more be misogynistic and abusing the women.
5 / 5
I never books of description because my descriptions are always trite.

An author the good work to do concern roughly all some different appearances to Jack Parsons history. And to do comprises that Parsons was the deeply defective human being still although it is the self taught occult character the one who has invented modern rocketry and has the crater in a moon appointed with which him.
5 / 5
There be enjoyed to learn in a life and death of Jack Parsons, his work with rockets and his implication with L. Ron Hubbard (Scientology) And Margorie Cameron (according to his woman). Also a lot interesting and, IMO, for real litter (but no longer impacting mine, in light that now knows behaviours and faiths of these Satanists) is an incest among Parsons and his mother.
4 / 5
A very researched biography. Mina a swipe on is that it trusts too on excerpts other sources.
5 / 5
This rids sometimes could take bogged down in technical description. This in spite of, Jack Parsons was such an interesting type. They are happy any one has written his biography. Really it recommends this book to any one interested in a occult.
4 / 5
Rids a lot well, with a lot of very info, both technician and occult. It is the harm an author has written under the pseudonym.
4 / 5
In disappointing. It was sĂșper has excited to read it, but spend much more time in ritualistic material roughly Freemasons that he on JPL -- has had perhaps unrealistic expectations.
5 / 5
Good book. It can have spoken more in a occultist side of Parsons.
4 / 5
Ossia An incredibly developing book. A flu of Satanist Anton Levin to Hollywood has gone unnoted for a lot of. I think that that the people pour it like this when the be has opened imported and no harmful. Flu a foundation of Scientology.
4 / 5
Was intrigued for a piece in the newspaper that summarized Jack Parson only life, quoting this book like the source of information. Like the scientist, knowing some aerojet and JPL people where Jack has done, and that has spent the few next years in Pasadena, this book has looked partorisca promise.

Partorisca me Is unreadable. Still although have enjoyed a lot wacky books to the long of some lines of a Illuminatus Trilogy, fiction of science, and biography, a mumbo-the jumbo is gone in here a way of a history.

Specifically, on-interpretations of chances that was undoubtedly coincidences and pointless odd mystical the digressions drained a reality and a flow of a narrative. An author would owe that have better separate fact and of the plausible interpretations of his own offbeat ideas, like this probably applies to his subject, also.
4 / 5
Ex and Rockets: A Occult World of Jack Parson,' for John Carter, contains everything of a material so that it have to that be the book adds. A scientist of seminal rocket the one who is equal part brilliant inventor, playboy, and dabbler in of the drugs, deviant sex and Aleister Crowley way soyagick' advantages a class of life that looks so only imaginable for the pot-writer of boiler partorisca be that it comprises fiction flimflammed and cuckolded for any one another that a founder of Scientology L. Ron Hubbard, And coming to a untimely fines in explosion of cochera that can or can not be accidentel. An introduction, for Robert Anton Wilson, really hooks a reader and there is anticipation adds like this management one a lot before page of text for Carter.
Alas, in spite of a material adds, Carter is one of some worse writers have found some years. His structure of lacks of the history or coherence, and looks more interested partorisca interrupt a flow -- that it is already the heavy narrative -- with whole sections that reproduces magic incantations and statements of 'faith.' Carter Looks partorisca admire a hallucinogenic experiences of Parsons, and could not help but the marvel yes writes a whole book while tripping.
A fascinating history that fails partorisca be said here, so only can expect that any with better skills apresamiento on Parson history a day. They are intrigued enough to want to learn more roughly the, but expect never to have that law included a paragraph of plus for John Carter.
5 / 5
JPL - Jack Parsons' Laboratory. Calm can any material east up.
5 / 5
Such frustrating it has read. I have loved so much to like this of book, and in spite of a quite unskilled prose I quite enjoyed some premiers few chapters in Parsons' work of propellant and a last chapter in his death. But a too long and frankly boring that it mediates the chapters that detail a minutiae of several occult the rituals and the practices have added a lot of pocolos to the mine that comprises of Parsons' life and motivations; I have bought this book to read roughly Jack Parsons, no for the long explanation of occultist ritual. Besides, I doubt they are an only one has left to ask the one who the sex and the black magic can be rendered like this interminably dull.

To an end, an author laments an undervaluation dates to Parsons' contributi the science and a overvaluation of the his occult contributi, a bit ironic data he so only spent a lot any one last 200 odd pages that involves in exactly a same deception. Other questions comprise the quantity to disturb of speculative opinion of an author and the general lack of referencing.

And an introduction is so only terrible. More fright quotes that a undergraduate pol esquĂ­e test.
5 / 5
A thrilling romp by means of a coverage suddenly rocketry as well as an interesting glimpse of some early days of west cost lunacy that continues to this day with such groups likes Bohemian grove, Rosicrucians and Hollywood.
5 / 5
This book directs partorisca take the fascinating @@@subject--a scientist of rocket key the one who was to a occult--and turn he partorisca the dull read. It was well with that has been an academician treatises but is not . No the good book; it is so only well.
5 / 5
The biographies can be the mine dry bit but this a has been far from dry! Parsons Was such the seminal figure in a world of a Occult and Science that his frames of life coloreada partorisca has amused an interesting reading.
5 / 5
An author is clearly a power in some lives of John Parsons. It is the dense bed fill with all one could wants to know in the life of a man. A fantastic bed, if sometimes the trudge.
4 / 5
Jack Parsons was the fascinating character, he and Cameron were a Occult supercouple. His too bad data like this young.
4 / 5
Has read a piece for the Annalee something in io9 point with that has been funny and has wanted to more, this book is horrible!
Clave with a piece, is free. Ossia Unless it love page with which page of OTO mumbu jumbo, then this book is for you.
4 / 5
Propulsion Of jet And Aleister Crowley And demented Sex Magick, possibly with his own mother (pardon a spoiler) -- Hellyeah, creature, is everything here! Of course, you will have to wade by means of some tedious occult aracana to take to a good material, but when calm , a payoff is there. L. Ron Hubbard, As it results, was the big plus skank that has known. A fun and fascinating look in the character the one who was also the bit of the tortured wackadoo has surrounded of the mould coloreado of characters. Also, if you are the person of science , (I are not to except has left the to the fellow the one who read in NASA) will enjoy to read in a politics of innovation/of investigation/and a world of science.
4 / 5
Jack Parsons has has helped dipped a foundation partorisca rocketry in some the EUA. He also delved to a occult, the thought is a Anti-Christ and was intensely to sex. A book also tip a sleazy side of a Scientology founder, L. Ron Hubbard.
4 / 5
One inviting retro 50 ski-fi the coverage of look wins this reserves one a star. I know the plot in Aleister Crowley and I know the good bit of a history of NASA and JPL. This book adds AT ALL to estimate to this organism of knowledge. It is printed on paper quite well, as I seat bad for some trees that has given on bolt thus disaster of the book. As Jack Parsons was the character and the tad whacked.... These subject reasons????????? Need of Carter of John of author to emulate his literary namesake and boss for March. If has question sleeping, take the copy has used; you will be it he is gone in of the seconds. Ossia A more can say in this waste of paper and ink. They are sure Feral the press can do better.
5 / 5
An ideal biography is some class of mix of this book and another Parsons biological, Ángel Strano. This book is a better source of info in a occult side of his life, another east the better source of information in Parsons a scientist of rocket and contains details more biographical in a lot of chance. You recommend to read both books. An introduction for Robert Anton Wilson in this book is the real property. This rids in general takes a zeitgeist better that another biological. It take a feeling of Parsons a mage very better that another book and there is remarked an enormous energy released for Parson Babalon Working, with a help of L Ron Hubbard. Ossia An absolutely fascinating the glimpse to a history shrouded flows into it one 60 The occult renaissance and a perhaps same part of some origins of Scientology. It can it do not dip down, and it was happy to having read this book before another. Reading this book, in the first place, my alcohol fill in all some empty has to that the left is gone in Odd Angel of a occult history.
5 / 5
Partorisca Any one looking for the technician treatise in rocketry and a physics behind some creations, this can not be a book partorisca you on Jack Parsons. Partorisca Any interested in some shadows and of the colours of Jack wholes Parsons, ossia an interesting bed. And partorisca those of you interested in a prompt L. Ron Hubbard And the brief introduction to some psychological processes that has formed and his development of Scientology, is something any Scientology agreed and therefore much more fun partorisca examine.
4 / 5
Unfortunately ossia more than a tentativa partorisca write a Evangelical see then the biography. An author freely mixes in of the rumours, lies, theories of conspiracy and general of bad history in partorisca promote his world-wide view. In better an author is too credulous. It is a book any better in Parson life? Cela Has to that admit has not been , but given all a untruths can not take like the credible source partorisca anything more.
5 / 5
These touches of courts of biography to some salient points of the fascinating character: John W. Parsons, self-polite, visionary, Expert of explosives, scientist of rocket and striving occultist, died in an early age, thirty seven, because of the freak explosion in his cochera, the makeshift laboratory that was later discovered, has had explosive quite material inside the partorisca take-out of a blockade of whole city. It has been murderous? It has been that quantity conjuring the ritual gone bad? Or it has gone simply the terrible accident because of carelessness and forget?
Parsons Was in fact the only character. His interest in Fiction of Science, for example, has moved the literary circles, whose members are SF legends: Heinlein, the van is resulted one protects of a founder of a OTO, Aleister Crowley. Another interesting personality, L. Ron Hubbard, A founder of a Church of Scientology, has moved his house, and is mediated purportedly in a magic rite along that drastically it can have changed, partorisca a worse, Parsons life. A lot of things can have contributed the Parsons gone back of bad regime, but like this of the points of author was, Hubbard has run was with Parsons woman and disappeared with the substantial sum of money, which later, Parsons has continued takes and has won. The treachery can have the effect partorisca devastate on any, like this obviously do in Parsons...
My only critique of a text is a superficial way in that a subject @@@subject has been explored - partorisca such an interesting character, much more the time could be be spend researching his reports and particularly his time in Hughes Aircraft and a 'treat' alleged with an Israeli government. It was rumoured that Parsons organised partorisca move in Israele with his woman Cameron, so only previously his mysterious death. Resembled the majority of artists and no-conformists of a time, Parsons has had the file of FAT FBI and was down be the surveillance partorisca some intriguing appearances has extended of Parsons the life would owe that it has been unpacked, but was the supposition is like this very so much mine.
In spite of his lack of depth, -Sex and Rockets- is the fascinating has read.
4 / 5
Mina of looks that Jack Parsons was more probably done in. If this book is partorisca be believed, there is not any lack of enemies those who has wished patient, among them academics those who would owe that have state the one who do without a profit of the terracing! A way to destroy the person is the fixate the or his on sex and drug like his implication with a occult looks for having resupplied the with. glielo Resembles has been aturdido in both subjects and his implication with a occult simply a half because obtain them. At least he the mine more felt that ossia that has taken place that the serious diving to a subject. I guess it does not smoke never but it has to that do fault like the resemble any person any partorisca take too involved with 'sex released and drug
4 / 5
Science and a occult in an incredible man. One of some original cientific of rocket,' Parsons was key in a development of some weapon that has won WWII partorisca some allies. But there is another side, averts calculations and experiences, concealed has had at all partorisca do with a hard reality of his work. His faith in a dark side partorisca be able to and life further that that can be seen and has touched was each one has bitten like fascinating like his mathematical character.

An amazing account of a life of the fines-layered man, and the very interesting bed.
5 / 5
Jack Parsons is probably one of some the majority of men of entities in human history this in spite of like this little know of him excepts hard boiled Occultists and Aerospace Professionals. This lunch of offers of the book for has thinks so to reason this can have been. It is surprising partorisca learn in this book that Parsons, (perhaps one the majority of collaborator of entity the travesĂ­a spatial), has not completed never the formal university education and has been still in partorisca transform a universe ...Literally. Like reason like this brilliant and has endowed the man directs such the self-destructive life? One the possible reason found inside this book is Parsons painful report, (or lack of a), with his father, and his life-long investigation partorisca find the substitute partorisca all some wrong places. An ache of the soul wounded can produce any one the Saint, Monster or Victim and Parsons could have been the little of all three. A book is eloquent testimony that an inability partorisca leave sees of ache, disappointment and aversion, (as Parsons adolescent tirades against Christianity and "God a Father"), and a lush indulging of ache and aversion via Occult advantages partorisca practise so only the destruction. (One has to that ask yes Parsons' clumsiness and lack of consciousness of security in managing the dangerous chemicals was, to a terracing or another, the sign of self-abhorring.) Still, in spite of his tragic end, a more giving the support bequeathed of Parsons is a capacity of Humankind partorisca travel the spatial thanks to his brilliant work in rocketry. And Parsons has left other advantages of unresolved aversion to and a exacerbaciĂłn of this aversion for indulging in a "Occult". It is the fine line go in to be the courageous innovator and metaphysician and simply when being the tormented demagogue. It is sobering partorisca think that of all some forces and can Parsons has thought can conjure, is like this unable to exorcise his soul of him is own demons.
4 / 5
Has formulated of British humorist Stephen Potter roughly 1950, thedoctrine of one-upmanship declares quite simply that it is a businessof each intelligent man, any @@subject that the situation finds in, partorisca be 'an on' in another chap. It is the philosophy that Jack Parsons, the one who has died some two years later, would have benefited immensely partorisca adopt. Partorisca The scientist that shines Parsons was able of remarkable naivete and likes Gerald Suster delicately dips it, has had often creates 'in surpluses of his capacity to treat them.' Further to be the decayed judge of the character is not conspicuously overburdened with common sense and has had to skill amounting almost to character partorisca plant he 'a down' in report to the Aleister Crowley has called 'our Brothers in California.' Boss among these 'Brothers to California' was of course Scientology founder Lafayette Ron Hubbard, the one who bamboozled Parsons with the series of the messages 'inspired' that relate to an incarnation of Babalon, which alleges partorisca receive directly of the mouth of a horse. Today the wisest people associates Hubbard with another end of a horse, but in a prompt Forties was still a quantity ignored and second looks has had any question in swindling Parsons out of his money, his woman and his credibility in the eyes of Crowley. (' It is a trick of normal confidence .') Parsons Was the potent but wildly erratic writer whose surviving material veers of elegiac beauty partorisca surpass daftness. If any constant can be located by means of his work, well, bad or indifferent, is that of schoolboy rebellion against 'all any can has based on value and manhood.' You go in other qualities, action with Crowley the conviction concealed 'the tone of joy is disobedience,' and 'conjured arrive' Marjorie Cameron partorisca help alive the to a plenary. ' Have my elementary,' he exulted in February 1946, taking the characteristically is trace-colored view of the magic operation that, while it was achieved undoubtedly, finally tried partorisca be the two-edged sword. Partorisca Magic purposes Cameron have chosen call CĂĄndida, a name of the parasite fungal infection more generally known likes thrush. With his help Parsons tried partorisca conceive the Moonchild, for this that causes the anger of Crowley (' volume quite frantic when I contemplate a idiocy of these louts') and effectively focuses it his own fate. Of then in a data has been launched. In 1948 Parsons has had an attack of one existential heebie jeebies and restyled he Belarion Armillus To the Dajjal Anticristo. The odd chances further have been still in fast succession until, rasgĂł was, conned and cuckolded for own and odd, swipes to smithereens with fulminadas of mercury. His death was neither murder (likes a bit the authors have quite fancifully suggested) neither the magic ricochet effect, but simply a natural culmination of the life dogged for disaster. Parsons Has been profiled in several recent books, notably Montauk Revisited for Preston Nichols and Peter Moon, he turgid validation of 250 pages of John Grant dictum that more occult potboilers is written by a gullible partorisca a gullible. Now it comes the biography of full period of John Carter, which gather together arcana of the wide variety of sources and joins them to the coherent whole. A text does not feign partorisca be definite but nevertheless directs partorisca launch fresh light in Parson methods, motives and manias. Particularly intriguing is his account of SF author Jack Williamson peripheral of influence in a like this-called Babalon Working. The readers are resupplied also with several fascinating neuro-cameos of the artist cursed Marjorie Cameron, whose red hair and to the natural sensuality has done his material of ideal of Scarlet Woman. Cameron was in many respects to far imagine more interesting that Parsons he - but ossia another history . These and other subjects are combined to the fast-moving, word that change never-portrait of human eccentricity. Parsons Finally to surfaces likes them a occultist those who, partorisca all a scientist acumen has attributed his, have blithely fallen partorisca a trick of three papers. Especially his looks of life to the cautionary there is a mote: ' any dabble in a stranger.' Perhaps ossia a better way of the see .
5 / 5
_Sex and Rockets: A Occult World of Jack Parsons_ published for Feral Press partorisca House that it writes for an individual writing under a name of John Carter is fascinating accounts of a life of John Whiteside Parsons . Jack Parsons . Marvel Parsons, scientist of rocket and occultist. Jack Parsons was the scientist of rocket in a Laboratory of Propulsion of the Jet in Caltech whose work in of the rockets together with that of Theodore von Karman and And the form paved a way partorisca a development of a spatial program. But, Parsons has had also the appearance his dark plus, he dabbled in a occult and was the disciple of black magician Aleister Crowley. This book speaks both appearances of Parsons' personalities, mentioning so much his business and his adventures occult dabblings in that that can have tried believe the soyoonchild' (a class of humonculous of some writings of Crowley). Besides, Parsons was fellow partorisca the time with a creator of scientology and writer of fiction of the science L. Ron Hubbard. Hubbard He, against scientology propaganda, also dabbled in a occult, but in fact was the man of confidence and has finalised partorisca take Parsons' woman and his money. This book speaks both rockets and a occult appearances of Crowleyian magic. Especially, a Enochian alphabet of John Dee is mentioned, reason Dee a Elizabethan magus, has believed can communicate privately with quell'have known some secrets of this dark tongue. Parsons, Although the strident individualist, has had a lot fellow the one who constant communism, and can be been like the result of these friendships further of his sexual proclivities and a occult goings-on in his house that headed to a loss of his security clearance. Parsons Also can have the result involved with Israele and tried partorisca sell secrets to some Israeli. Parsons Dead in the freak incident, in that his basement exploded with which he purportedly carelessly stored highly explosive chemicals. This in spite of, many have suggested that this explosion has not been an accident and that in fact was murdered, any partorisca his dealings with corrupt cops the one who blackmailed the or partorisca his implication with Israeli Israeli/intelligence. In fact, Parsons there was do fault like an expert witness in the chance that involves explosive and had had to testify against some agents of police bribed. When His mother has listened an informative of the death of his edges, commits suicide also, that does an end of this doubly tragic history. This in spite of, Parsons was honored for JPL and a spatial program when it crater in a dark side of a moon has been appointed with which him. This book said it fascinating history of the quite odd character whose expertise in a construction of rockets and whose occult dabblings does the figure of Renaissance of modern day. It was partorisca interest to this interested in magic and a occult, as well as that is to interest in a history of modern rocketry in Amsterdam.
5 / 5
The sex and I Rockets is a illuminating and inspiring book that resupplies the account detailed of a rich and odd world of Parsons. A reader takes that alcohol of curves mystical travesĂ­a by means of reign it dynamic of magic and science that reads more like the fiction adds that reality. Parsons Was like this interesting like any character in the novel of fiction of the science of a time.

Has been visionary in a world of a occult and a praise iconoclastic scientist of rocket. An author confidently transmits a humanity for behind Parsons and a discharge of his influence to a lot of varied realms of has thought. Besides, an author uncovers miraculous details.

This offer of penetrating work portrays it sincere of chance and comprises the thoroughly entertaining prologue for RAW and long photographs. I have preferred an elegantly written trange Ángel,' partorisca a tongue and some ideas to some reports, but this a lot-researched and enjoyable the book was certainly value a time. An author and his editor deserve a lot of credit partorisca his accomplishment.

Strongly recommended the science, occult and literary enthusiasts.
5 / 5
Jack/John Parsons was the man polarised with expansionary influences in Amsterdam of modern day. As John Parsons, is the father of fuel of solid rocket, a third more influential man in history of rocket (according to Theodore pioneering von Karman), and has sawed he-founder of the laboratory of Propulsion of the Jet of both NASA and a Aerojet Undertaken. You are the self-taught experimenter whose work rivaled that of PhDs. As Jack Parsons, in another hand, calls A Anticristo and has run a occult partorisca lodge that practical Aleister Crowley Ordo Temples Orrentis and a Thelemic ritual. With L. Ron Hubbard (Founder later of Scientology), the dark practice Babalon ritual partorisca create spiritual elementals and obtain the main awareness.

Author Carter uses public records, sources of means comunicacionales, books, archive of NASA, papers, and more to recount a life of an enigmatic Parsons. It is painfully meticulous in sounds partorisca say of a history (some details is quell'has bitten too much unless you are an extreme fanatic of any rockets or Crowley). In of the Chapters 7 and 8, for example, every second of a Babalon ritual, those last 12 days in a chance, is recounted. A full same author in of the portions of some rituals concealed the fault of Parsons own notes. Like the contributo to a occult record, these can be significant to locate paper once, but is a lot trying partorisca an aerospace enthusiastic chair partorisca absorb. The investigation of an author has developed untruths in another has has published accounts, and has some facts partorisca back on his version of some chances. Carter DĂ  all his sources in footnotes and diverse apĂȘndice long, as well as dipped inside a text to other interesting sources.

Carter Looks partorisca be the novice of has bitten like the writer. He some odd presages it that so only looks partorisca hang. Also it looks for 'coincidences' when has any one. For example, the fact notes that the promise of Parsons, L. Ron Hubbard, And an author Heinlen (the one who has fulfilled Parsons so only once) was all in a Navy. With a mould of dozens of scientists, occultists, and hangers-in this opinion in this book, hardly looks significant that three people have joined Navy the duty a time. Another 'coincidence' is that Parsons' sour-aniline the mix of fuel was later used in TitĂĄn @ missle, and Aleister Crowley sometimes has informed his like this Teitan (original Greek spelling). Considering Parsons had gone long of a soldato and DoD for a time TitĂĄn @ missle has been appointed, and Crowley has has used dozens of names and symbols in his a lot of writings, this looks entirely superfluous.

A book takes 4 out of 5 stars partorisca a slightly lacking writing quality. It can not be discounted entirely, and yes calms can do raisin a tedious quantity of detail in something, ossia that the interests have read. Parsons Like the man takes 5/5 partorisca be the character, partorisca be influential, and partorisca be so only 'there,' and ossia one of some better sources partorisca read in his life in government reseach and in a occult.
4 / 5
The one who the book partorisca frustrate . . . . An incredibly fascinating dipped of venues, ideas and characters: magick, rockets, collected ski fi utopian dreamers, and the fashion partorisca write that it directs partorisca the all roughly like this interesting like the history of, said, an industry that resists ball. A book for real finds like this any one is notes partorisca the book his never enough took around the writing. AT ALL it comes the life in him; there is not any vitality in any of some descriptions, any tentativa to do a lot of class to mean out of some details of Parsons' life. R.un. Wilson has animated intro the only frames @give you the one who flat and colourless a rest of a book is. Still, for the glimpse to the world-wide this begs for better documentation, this well the pity has read. Where more can take the sincere account of L. Ron Hubbard So that woman of flies conman? Sex-magick Crowleyites in @@@1940s suburbia? Flanges of science, magick, and social experimentation, all that spends a same time and a same place?
Interesting like the map, but any a lot of entertainment like the travesĂ­a . . ..
5 / 5
The sex and I Rockets is the biography of John Whiteside Parsons, one of some the majority of men of entities in a development of rocketry and spatial exploitation. (...)This book, this in spite of, is in his life. He chronic his growth and development in a professional sand more than a occult sand, although this is to touch to also. His reports with other people of entities, like a mysterious L. Ron Hubbard Of Scientology afamada, is spoken, how is some suspicious circumstances of his death for explosion in his workshop of house.
Has not been if a material is attentive, but looks very researched and interesting reading. There is an excellent introdcution for Robert Anton Wilson ossia reading very lovely in his own legislation. Parsons Was an interesting critter, and this book will give you bit it more information in his life and some circumstances in those alive .
' Looks to be that alive in the nation that simply does not know that liberty is.'
J.W. Parsons
5 / 5
For day, Jack Parsons was one of some founders of Laboratories of Propulsion of the Jet and basically so only-handedly has invented a rocket. By night, is Frater 210, a self-proclaimed Anticristo, the member of a Ordo Temples Orientis, and the defender of Aleister Crowley (rhymes with aint'.) Oddly Enough, is the a lot of meticulous, if scientific reckless, but the a lot of sloppy and reckless magician. (Although his death could suggest otherwise. It was murdered in an explosion in his house when you are 37.)

An information in a book was utmost and have drunk the on, but the writing of Carter is simply bad and uninteresting. His speculations are often spotty and blindly repeats some untrue myths roughly to the Crowley likes him the fact. Otherwise, Was good view to some early years of a OTO and Thelema in Amsterdam. My favourite parts, thinks, was a excerpts of the correspondence of Crowley. It was intelligent and witty until an a lot of well. (Jack Parsons has sent big quantity of money the Crowley in the regular base, sustaining Crowley his last years.) A lot this period of the time has not been covered in the autobiography of Crowley, Some Confessions of Aleister Crowley.

L. Ron Hubbard, A founder of Scientology, also looks in enough the big chunk of this book like the magic scribe and con man. Parsons And Hubbard has treated some powerful rituals that quell'was a lot besides his levels of skill and there is stirs it whole of conspiracies that says has opened the class of the magic portal and ossia where the Ovnis have come from/come from. Considering that Aleister Crowley has contacted once an establishment has appointed LAM the one who looked a lot like the alien modern ash, is an interesting history the delve to, which is book of the only touches to. Parsons And Hubbard has had also odd connections with John Dee & Edward Kelley. (Hubbard Has flown the very big sum of money and has run was with Parsons' woman. Kelley A still the Dee way behind in a ye olde @@@1500s.)

Hopefully I books the far plus will be better writings . I can see reason ossia an only book John carter has written.
4 / 5
Spatial exploitation and especially rocketry has had of a half of a last century has purchased the definite, this in spite of often understated spiritual religious meaning, which while enough there is it dispelled again, while the space has grown until the mature technology. (To good sure this spiritual importance has been taken on some older exploits: so only gazing in some stars in one signal no longer would do .) A concept to achieve the almost alchemical transformation to go in some limits of an atmosphere (still although any literally that goes to heaven) has maintained researchers going in time this in spite of the applications milite was questionable, all more the very far possibility and funding proportionally scarce.
In this biography of John Parsons, Carter resupplies lovely idea to these processes as they unfolded in some the EUA during a @@@1940s and 50s. For Parsons and enough the number of the his acquaintances, there resembles has been the continuum among technological and magic approximations the transformation, fiction of science that do fault like discursive half that could contain it these oddly matched strivings. The testing Of solid fuel was so only the pair of hours out of directing magic rituals. Afterwards to a modest but real rockets Parsons and his mates have produced Robert been One. Heinlein Imaginary spatial ships, while in a same long shadow of British magus Aleister Crowley, L. Ron Hubbard Was brooding in a altogether different class of fiction of science.
Carter Looks to have the considerable work dipped to look so much (or like this little) evidence like this there rest with which 50 eventful years, and together with lavish illustrations and a lot reprinted the documents has sucedidos in giving a reader some of a flavour of a life of his protagonist. There is the number of the smallest deceptions in his background descriptions, but in a whole, is the a lot readable and informative account .
In another hand, is hard to read the book like this without the feeling of already seen - can have you read a whole history roughly sex and rockets and magic aspirations in Thomas Pynchon 1973 novel "the rainbow of the gravity", and based in the German sources and any one know popular of aerospace industry, Pynchon took it absolutely well. The point of facts of Carter in wonderfully with this sinister history.
5 / 5
Had not listened of Jack Parsons, but a boring day in work, has begun surfing and one links advantage to another and I have found the fragment in his life and he have touched like this odd that has had to read more roughly lucido. That an interesting and tragic life, beginning of his mother that divorces his father for adultery, while it was still a boy and when finalising with his mother that commits suicide inside hours of his tragic death.

Directs an epitome of the double life; scientist of rocket for day, antichrist by night. I owe that admit, included although I have not taken a lot out of some chapters in his discovery of fuel of rocket (I are the chick) still could appreciate that fulfils professionally.

Was his nightlife that intrigued me. I ask that classifies the really has spent things in a house in Orange Grove? Really it summons demons? Learn any secrets? A book also hints so many to where L. Ron Hubbard has taken his ideas for Scientology. It likes it has known more in the spent among them, besides the woman and the money of Jack that the careers was with Hubbard.

Recommends this book because alive the fascinating life and reason look any the one who would have to be agreed.
4 / 5
_Sex and Rockets_, the new book of Feral Marries roughly Jack Parsons, is rich with previously undocumented biographical information in this fascinating and talented character, whose scientific career is much less interesting that his career like a occult initiates. This literal "edges of Marvel of Captain" (Marvel H. Parsons) There has been given a Marvel of name in birth. Later his mother has begun to call lucido John, and avenges to be known likes Jack for his friends. In general the book of Carter looks enough has researched well. I appreciate a fact that _the sex and I Rockets_ directs more in a subject of Jack and his life that the literary endeavours earlier that has exploded a mythos Jack surrounding and his infamous Babalon acting to propagate highly speculative, so only vaguely and loosely agendas of the fringe associated in a part of several writers. Carter Has done the good work that sticks to a subject.
An investigation in _Sex and of the Rockets_ directs mainly in the scientific career of Jack and secondarily in a Babalon Working he. Of a forward, an author locates the clear street that details, validating and celebrating Parsons' contributi to a field of technology of fuel of the rocket. Carter Has sucedido in his mission to attentively excavate and restore a previously appoint almost sotterrato and contributi of this scientist to the his rightful date in history. Of a last, an author draws the clear juxtaposition among the view of Cameron of a Babalon Working and Jack possesses to comprise. Carter Clearly pinpoints some persistent indications in the own records of Jack that develops the personal expectations of Jack of something more to the long of some lines of an apotheosis that a real incarnation, in spite of has has repeated communications of a Babalon archetype, also faithfully registered, to redirect the house of Jack to a true character of a Working, likes time and again You softly deflects the attention of Jack out of considering with a future vehicle of his manifestation. Carter also involves in some excellent reconstructive work in portions of one doing in that Jack records is scant. While it is not in accordance with all the conclusions of Carter or his character slant in a doing in time, a Babalon Working rests the subject of interpretations of myriad. Carter HAS successes in his tentativa to resupply the portrait the objective plus of a Working, and like such, his coverages his plus prĂłjimo to true that another more fanciful and "fringe" his speculations have done in a past.
To to A thing did not like on this book was a conspicuous absence of date of source. Had a lot of interesting pieces of biographical information so that a consistently failed author to resupply date, neglecting to indicate yes obtain an information of documents, records, the conversations or the interviews with people have connected to Jack, etc. Commentaries for Cameron and another am registered without so like this distributing a context in that the be be do, when they have been done, or to that. Information roughly the life of Jack that that has not gone previously documented or up to now known to an audience is writing like this done without offering any external verification of the same. For example, Carter written in the brief period to time where the scientific career of Jack has had the prisoner and Jack had taken an interim work in the canal to fill. Still there is not source very quoted for this information. If an author has obtained he of record of occupation, glimpsed with another connected with the property of Jack, or elsewhere remains the mystery, and a reader remains that it has to that take the word of an author without means to verify he for him. True, any each one has bitten of need of information to be footnoted, and has the plot of information has documented previously roughly the career of Jack. In spite of, previously undocumented and/or the unpublished information always would owe that be quoted to verify his authenticity. Instead, a majority to exist the dates in these things of look of the book previously a lot-documented and has quoted elsewhere in of the numerous occasions, like some references to the writings and the papers of Crowley or . Ritual.
Like the researcher, finds this frustrating, reason without planned date for biographical information that is not documented elsewhere, as pode _Sex and of the Rockets_ be considered or has used bibliographically like an authoritative source? Some needs of intelligent reader to see the historically has documented things or at least reasonably verified road quote, particularly where the statements are attributed to other parties. This lack of documentation is to good sure are pound the main weakness. An author has done clearly long and interesting investigation, likes lack of the date of source is both puzzling and devaluing to a book like the whole.
Look so only: there is a paragraph in a chapter "Dead persons and Besides" that door on the very bad bit recently hearsay without duly informing a reader that an element in question is, in fact, unsubstantiated hearsay and that no the physical evidence has been produced the substantiate that. Unless any one some sources of a rumour, an author he, or some editors can produce a physical evidence has alleged, or at least that that download it of authorship sufficiently clears like this his hearsay character, the repetition of this claim is inexcusably irresponsible, especially considering this book is one first biographical work reasonably thorough roughly Jack to be published. He smacks of crass sensationalism, which is totally unnecessary in exploring a life of the colour and diversely talented to to the person likes them Jack. I say produced a physical evidence or retract a rumour -- or at least amend a his paragraph clearly the signals was that it is at all but hearsay and that no physical evidence to sustain a claim has been produced. Anything less is so only simple exploitive, more worthy that a "show of Springer of Jerry" that a otherwise quite biography very researched.
In spite of these two serious complaints, still recommends this book like that earth of pauses, definite biographical work on Jack Parsons. The TIME THIS ... For him to be read.
5 / 5
This was the good bed but volume one that feels that a full history of Parsons will not be known never. Parsons Was the scientist of rocket the one who was one of some pioneers in a field. It was strongly to a occult, protects he of Aleister Crowley as well as L. Ron Hubbard. Hubbard More is late be in the fraud Parsons out of the big sum of money but any before he and Parsons has directed an infamous 'Working Babylon' ceremonial magic rituals. Parsons Dead to blow it up in his house labratory which has been governed an accident but considering Parsons was some worlds improves more orders on fuel of rocket at the same time of his a lot of dead persons thinks that was dipped up and has murdered. The common of the people really have any one follows like this to how much overlap has had always be among a spatial program, a occult and fiction of science. This book is one to undermine to want to explore these connections.
4 / 5
Fascinating Man, boring author of biography John Carter turgid way of prose--the man apparently has any sense of humour--and some long quotations of Thelemic rites, this law A Big Snooze. In fact, some sections in Parsons-like this-rocket-the scientist is animated much more, and is not reason has chosen on the copy of a book at all. Carter Apparently has not obtained access to the host of documents of source, and concealed can not be the bad thing-- quoted the lengthily.

In an end, one takes little sense of a man neither that it has driven it to some metaphorical arms of Aleister Crowley and Black Magic. The sense of Carter of the proportion is represented-more for his statement to an end of a book, this Parsons had achieved more in five years like the scientist of rocket that Robert Goddard has done in the lifetime. Well, of course expensive ; it is to some shoulders of the giants--Goddard.

Pocolos footnotes, any endnotes, defective indication: the character a lot of entity that looks in a lot of the pages of a book--Wilfred T. Smith--fault in action. No that a lot will want king thumb his way by means of of the this. If magick is in fact this boring, little will follow A Street.
5 / 5
I in the first place read roughly Jack Parsons in a L.un. The time and he take me to us intrigued. When I have bought a book has thinks that that it go to be fill with at all but his eccentricities and ossia has wanted to has loved to read. But lame real technician. Pages of his Or.S Patents as not having expĂłsito interesting. An author his duties according to which some details some small plus of Parson life. Going like this far like this to say you where Parsons lived (and date of residency) and the movement enough bit it. Have enjoyed the reading in a report has with Alister Crowley and L. Ron Hubbard Which portray (Hubbard) like that the con man is. Basically, it is the technical book that seats no quite paste a mark.

Top Customer Reviews: Eccentric Orbits: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
4 / 5
A book partorisca Flower on Iridium, Eccentric Orbits, is an amazing history of individual and corporate persistence bumbling. This description is a bit personal because I have had contact directed with Motorola in this period and specifically with a lot of a principals there is remarked. As to the characterisation of an author of a lot of these have known personally, was in the pot half opinion on'.

To preface my description the Flower is book is worth it to in brief dipped out of my experience in this zone with satellites, mobile systems and Motorola. I have had the report of thirty years with Motorola, like the partner of adventure of the joint, like the consultor to a President, like the client when COO of NYNEX Mobile now Verizon, and like CEO of the company in the quell'had invested. A report left partorisca see the majority of a principals in a first hand of book and further partorisca see a company in the wide context. Chronometer spent also in a world of satellite, in fact architecting one of some first mobile systems in a 70s. I have had also the parallel experience the Colussy, albeit an order of the smallest magnitude.

Like this I Flowers of approximation is book with the a bit multiple exposure joint of experience. Also I approach with the firsthand knowledge of a lot of a principals and further of some technical and business facts to the equal that have been exposed to. It flowers it Says the fantastic history. I do not have any knowledge of his main, his Odysseus, and his navigation by means of Scylla and Charybdis. But I can commiserate with him and his frustrations. It has treated so only 20 country and an order of magnitude less in stairs of a financing. But some tests and tribulaciones all true coverage. It is said with the sense partorisca be there and that it has to treat some the a lot of characters have launched in a way. One asks that anything taking has fulfilled die the one who a contractor spends for in today of world-wide. There is a lot little the one who dips was and continue to a conclusion. It flowers partorisca Take a reader in this travesĂ­a, and his inclusion of some is not essential to appreciate a success.

I flowers Presents the fast paced history of a birth and dead next of a system of satellite of the Iridium. Ossia Really the history of three 'characters' First of Iridium, a system of the satellite developed for Motorola partorisca resupply coverage of global telecommunications. As, Motorola and his management and like them mine-has directed a whole process. Tercero, is in Colussy, a man the one who has looked for partorisca revive Iridium so only in his death doorstep, and the law headed to by means of some questions partorisca fund, failure, Motorola, a Government of EUA, and some 200 more countries. A book then is an interaction of all three of these characters, animated and inanimate.

In the first place, Colussy, apparently the successful businessman, in retreat, sees an occasion in resurrecting Iridium like this Motorola is ready partorisca press the self-destruct transmission. So only that sees is often problematic reason every time takes the hill, there is much more in front of him. But it heads to persevere. His interactions are all too familiar to any person the one who has looked for to begin the subject, especially one comprising a lot of country and involving a Government of EUA. He in a lot of ways is a quintessential contractor.

The second is a project of Iridium . Here touches to Flower on some of some details but this is not the book partorisca any any one comprises Iridium a technology. It is clear again and again these Flowers is not technical and that does not want adventure down that subject. This in spite of, think that that that the sympathetic iridium is essential to comprise a global comprising.

During a @@@1990s, the mobile communications have developed. It has moved of analog in a late 80s to digital systems in a 90s with CDMA and TDMA in some the EUA and GSM (a TDMA variant) during a world. With digital a there is had not improving never systems of compression of the voice but a need to develop the coverage has not augmented never. The places of cell have had in better the radio of 1 miles of the coverage and this have meant roughly 3 sq mine of coverage for place. Some the big cities were covered in the fast tax but the portions of the entity of a world has had any one. To achieve this would be very expensive. Like this Motorola, and some another, is coming up with that that could call places of cell in a heaven, a lot of satellites. Further of acting has has had to that properly be down, to reduce a delay in a signal of voice. To to I classical Satellites likes him to him-the those of Intelsat was in 23,000 miles and a delay of voice was in dry, which was unacceptable. Like this Motorola is coming up with the constellation of dozens of small satellites that has gone near of an earth and delay of low power left and minimum. This in spite of, has has had to that 'hand-was ' call, likes the places of cell have done in an earth, but to do like this in spatial, for this using complicates it dynamic inter-link of satellite. Then they have required of course bandwidth and agreements with 200 countries, any bad task.

Tercero, have Motorola. This book is like this on Motorola like this roughly anything. Motorola Was Chicago has based undertaken with the record add in of the radio communications for some audiences and of the establishments of government. They have done it boxes, transmitters, auricular, accusing units. They have sold it boxes the clients those who then something with them. The mobile companies integrated then to cellular systems, paging the companies integrated the to paging services, and police and departments of integrated shoots him to his operations. Like this Motorola was the costruttore with the quality adds and the sales force concealed has sold some better boxes that any more.

This in spite of, Motorola has not been the company of service. It was the company of product . That is a difference among the subject of product and the subject of service? It is characterised more for a metaphorical statement: esome the dogs owe that eat a lunch of dog'. @@Subject Of the product sells to an owner of a dog. It focuses well, good prize, adds to plant, fantastic advertising and ascent. A subject of service requires that a dog feeds to be eaten, again and again. A dog does not concern in a focus, in a person of sales. A dog the sniff and eats it, or no. The service means that one has to that comprise a client of final, a 'dog'. A lack of of the this comes by means of again and again in bloom.

The iridium was to be the company of service. A structure is resulted Byzantine this in spite of, in a tentativa partorisca Motorola to still execute his function like the company of product. Motorola So only has not comprised a subject of service. It has created like this the monster in a way there is structured Iridium, protecting his subject of builds of underlying product.

Also Motorola the management was oftentimes blunt and aggressive. It has on grown treating truckers, police departments, local governments, and never has treated really clients. It was reflective of the culture of Chicago. They have known as to 'push' the sale by means of the difficult canal, this in spite of has not comprised some clients of user of the end. Of the 'dogs' in an end of a lunch of dog.

I flowers Dips was each one that like this of these elements in the step to the base that gives examples so that for a time a complete reader a book his all fall elegantly in place.

Now a question was, as it Flowers notes, Motorola has had the brilliant crew in a creation of a system. A built out of a technology of Wars of the Star of Brilliant Pebbles and has has related creations. That is clear to Flower, but perhaps would owe that it is more be underlined, is that any one looks for having thought imposiciones or costs. Those who was to buy this system and that prize? One instruments does not look never to having signed on first users of time, has trusted third inferences of feeble party that has had clients.

A second question was that a creation of system, albeit elegant was a lot technically defying and a global system was complex. It flowers it Dips this was in detail.

A third question was just time . It has taken more along but a time still a world has changed. GSM The penetration has exploded, digital was dominant, and an Internet was a stalking horse of a future. The voice is resulted the tertiary service in better. Die, specifically access of Internet, is resulted a critical element. It was at the same time this has arrived to change of the subject of voice of the IP to the Internet of edge backbone system. An irony was that Motorola was one of my investors and would have to that it has seen is spending has done like this in literally the little month! Specifically a world-wide changed under his plan.

Like this the starts of Flor were with Chris Galvin initiate a deorbiting of roughly 80 satellites, specifically leaving them the just drop of orbit and hopefully burn on before paste any one. Then a history takes Colussy by means of one a lot when finalising never the impediments have launched in his street for Motorola, like this Motorola is beginning his own downward torsion, which will take bit it longer.

I flowers then takes Colussy of a next death of a system to his final snatching victory of some jaws of defeat. Law superbly and would have to that be seen like this the one who any to do something in a corporate world and like the law of real contractor.

Flores In another from time to time done hand of the statements that any necessarily reflect some facts. It looks clear took them of the some place but the reality can have had an alternative.

In p67 the flower marks a statement that Comsat has not been interested in of the communications of voices. Prpers Having done an architecture partorisca Intelsat V in Comsat in 1975 I agrees, this in spite of has some documents, this was mostly voice. Ossia The typical statement sees again and again in bloom and he detracts, and was unnecessary for his exposure.

In p69 tongue of inter-link of satellite. Lincoln Laboratory had drawn and has launched several satellites for a Force of Air, one HIS SERIES. It was in Lincoln before Comsat. It was in this Group and of the interfaces with DoD. When I Intelsat V look in inter-link of the satellite and a creation have had to that the fact. It would be microwave because a question to signal the laser was too complex. In 1993 my mates of Lincoln and I have fulfilled with a Motorola management of Iridium to speak these factors. It was known then that the laser that the signals has had still the bit partorisca advance.

In p 90 has the discussion of an antenna. A Marisat satellites of a 70s has had such antenna for some same reasons.

In p 111 has the discussion of a Galvin discussions. Here like this elsewhere a question maintains to come up; where it is some imposiciones that coming from/come from. I take one of one saying of the senior management has aimed the executives in the elephant hunts in Kenya. It has known no any of these folks but somehow a source of imposiciones would owe that it has been bit it stronger concealed it.

In p 122 was a discussion of ball. It had seen at least the propositions of ball of the dozen on some years and I still see the little. Needless To say they never materialised for the variety of reasons, more obvious that just an operational perspective.

In p 150 a discussion of Motorola and some Russians is classical. I have not had Never any questions with some Russians, but then has not done like this arrogantly.

In p 180 has the discussion regarding a fact that a system has not been interoperable with cellular and has had characteristic of poor propagation inside edifices. For a late 90s GSM could do inside the house of beer in Prague. For this the expectations of user have changed. A system has required the capacity of the complex interoperability and that has added complexity and only costs.

In p 183 has a discussion of one FBI and CALEA. Any operator of telecommunication would know of CALEA, has has had to that specifically have access for agencies of Government that use the CALEA warrant. This was something would have to that prpers have known, especially given his subjects of government. Also his knots of cellular systems often spending more wiretaps that some subjects of fixed line.

In p 198 is a more part to say. 'To the equal that to take one million subscribers/' A would have thought has had this has the place was before spending penny a, but alas this was classical if it had not been never in a subject of service.

In p 330 relates an accident of the Soviet satellite and a worry. A reason for worry was double. In the first place a Russian has done indestructible satellites. So only they do not have on burned. According to this satellite agrees had the source of nuclear energy, creates plutonium. It has landed to somewhere in Canada western. A worry was radiation as well as a indestructible Russian creation.

In general a book is superbly very organised and done the work adds to present each one of some characters. Also it presents the next tragic history to on management and down estimativa. To take the opinion of my father; the leading planning prevents poor action. Corollary of mine was; always sure it has the second start.
5 / 5
If a history of One doing of an Atomic Bomb: 25th Edition of Anniversary had been written for a NY page of Estaca 6 columnist of the trick more than Richard Goes will take the feeling that it is roughly to read.

A good:
the iridium is probably one the majority of interesting corporate death and history of resurrection of some last 25 years. Engineering and fund driven, and sucked financially dry for Motorola, that the simply dipped iridium his boss in a sand roughly if the clients in fact would love his product. They were literally stunned when clients a lot behave like his business plan has said that they have to that.

A book has said a unbelievable rescue of Iridium for Harm Colussy and a together unlikely of allies. If same half of Harm he deserve true the business medal of honour. (And Motorola the management has deserved all this is to spend to them a 21st century.)

A bad:
Like this for a note of authors, “ has researched a book with face-to-face interviews, leaving the people say his own histories, and then fill up in a rest of a narrative with archival material.

Therein There was Mentido a question. This really is not the business book. It is the satisfy types that chair around (mainly Harm Colussy) saying histories of business war to the writer - the one who never has imagined was like this to have sense of him everything.

1) Imagines the technical and business history writing for the columnist of the trick and you will comprise a constant current of the longitude drawn-out of biographies, episodes that touched likes is coming after the few drinks, odd suppositions, and has has lost ideas. Individually they are histories could launch was that-offs, but reading them page with which page for any discernible the purpose in a narrative the exhausting.

2) A history would have been very better said if an editor would have insisted that a book be half or perhaps 2/3rds his period. But this would have required that comprises as of some histories was of entity and that it was some lessons to be learnt. Instead we take an almost newspaper of Harm Colussy meetings, calls of telephone, flights to plan etc.

3) The iridium was a marvel of engineering , but another it stringing near boilerplate sentences and paraphrases of his sources a result is word of technology “ hash' – words that strung together looks to mean something but no. A system of Iridium was brilliant. Some satellites were worthy of something more than a cursory description. Instead an author takes sidetracked to the contained-free discussion of an election of providers of rocket. Unfortunately, harm Colossi and the majority of a mould of characters has interviewed has come with which some satellites have been drawn and has built.

4) The iridium failed when an original of business chance for a telephone there is not matched a phase (the cellular adoption has grown quickly, a telephone no indoors, a telephone has looked the brick and probably has not been able to be the symbol of state,) any one looked to blow a whistle and say, “has left pívot to the together different of clients and paralización hemorrhaging the money is one .” Or, in planting to complain in an enormous cash-drain Motorola extorted of a company, reason any of his CEOs has not had some guts partorisca threaten understand 11 partorisca stab this tax of burn. Spending more than few paragraphs in that has has to that done this the business book. Unfortunately, harm Colussy and the majority of a mould of characters has interviewed wine after this disaster.

5) With which 500 pages would think would have some idea or the lessons have learnt of an author or any of some participants. Nope.

Surround
is interested in a death and rebirth of the iridium ossia grieves to value a very painful bed.
5 / 5
This was the quite enjoyable book, but there is at least two subjects that maintain of the give the plenary five stars. A subject @of prime minister is that while it begins with the does not add, a half felt bit it bogged down in biography after the biography of some different people has involved. It does not import some tangents, but he sometimes felt like an edge of a history was has lost. It recovers the no better roughly halfway-by means of, this in spite of, like this still deep involve the like this the book in general.

A second is that not being any date in a book, with some sources have listed in an end but never referenced in a main text. It is quite clear that the also done interview on the big portion of an investigation and he would have been very has had some way to indicate the one who has said the one who arrest to Flower so that we could value a credibility of a source to some chances.

A book is mostly a history of Harm Colussy and his investigation to buy Iridium of failure. A constellation of the satellite of the Iridium was the voice (and the latest data) the mostly done constellation for Motorola to resupply by all the world coverage. We learn a history, some controls, some players those who has invested, and finally a likely future of these satellites. That The iridium is known result like the failure, but has trace then again with the different, slowly business successful.

A history there is ups and downs, treachery, and abundance of work, so that when you are unfamiliar with a history (how was), calm of course wants to maintain reading to see that it spends. It flowers summarizes An information well, and gives a yours history in the way that he comprehensible (so only seldom was a hard period to follow, which is that it impresses of then is gone in). It flowers it Likes to go to tangents in a footnotes and sometimes in a text (at least, yes consider some of some biographies of some people tangents), but I mostly found this fun diversions this is to be relate to a main history.
I also precaution that the flowers seldom speaks in a technology in Iridium (probably for a better), and that has some minor technicalities that it can it to it take badly there (sees other descriptions, for example, Dres. Terrence McGarty On Amazon), but these are usually small corrections (likes more than has done some appearance of first Iridium, so that it has not gone entirely novel), and is not of entity to a main history of Iridium. A book also uses hyperbole in a technological revolution of Iridium, in my opinion. It is compared to a project of Manhattan in complexity, which is clearly very true (the project of Manhattan has involved a creation of several small cities), and while the technology of Iridium was competently fact, looks more like an impressive innovation that some amazing technological breakthrough. The satellites that connects to another in spatial is impressive, but think that a book tries to do the looks of iridium too much like the technological revolution when it was the modest plus , but still impressive tarpaulin.

A book is quell'has bitten long, but enjoyed it throughout and has learnt to plot in the service has not agreed. A history is mostly business concentrated, but calm still will learn a basics of the as that the iridium was and how was different that other constellations of satellite of a time. Calm also learn a history of Motorola and that habladurĂ­a of subjects with regulators and vice versa.
5 / 5
Ossia An exceptional business biography on some enormous endeavours of the little has determined character to save Iridium of sure destruction. And I am appreciated for his endeavours because that the iridium has been an exceptional investment for me on some last are years or so many. Previously to read this book, has not had any idea in a fascinating history of a company of his formation to dare like this he Motorola stirs, to the his shockingly embarrassing failure, his rebirth like the private company and to his eventual unorthodox method to result the public company again. It was the travesĂ­a along , odd to say a less but was also he fascinating one and an author an exceptional work to spend a history jointed in this highly cohesive, highly readable business biological. An incredible investigation an author dipped to this book is mindbogglingly widespread and has to that it has to that the years taken. But in my opinion, a final product has be worth it. Highly it recommends that this book has any interest in reading the quality business biography.
5 / 5
The future generations to good sure will find this a irreplaceable UR documents in an increase, fall, and increase of a system of telephone of satellite of Iridium. One has a sense that is spent, is in here. M, was vaguely conscious of Iridium when it was developed, vaguely conscious that the things had not gone altogether well, and vaguely conscious that somehow a system had survived. For me, a encapsulated version with easily of apresamiento apresamiento was the lessons would have been better. Reading this quite long have opposite felt vaguely likes to fulfil a acquaintance in a street, in that asks him that he , and taking the painstakingly detailed swipe-for-swipe of his diet of daily medications together with being treaty to grainy the photos taken during his later colonoscopy - the way more than has loved to know. This has said, John Fiori is the a lot of talented type and the solid writer, and if your level of interest extends to the 560 treatment of page, this surely is a book to read.
4 / 5
Agree when when being in university and seeing some first ads of Iridium, was to import the very revolutionary system. Of course it could it does not resupply, but from time to time, it would visit a web of place, see the one who that is gone in. This all changed when two times in my life was in the bad situation without the way to contact the mine has wanted to some or ask emergency. That The iridium was to aim the crew regulates in my stock exchange of office or car. Doing the call in a half of nowhere to this day fascinates me and people those who calls. When I have found this book, has thought of the occasion adds to learn in this amazing human tarpaulin. Little it is that it has taken it to do the iridium spends. Like this late 90s and punctual 00s has touched such the crucial function does sure, can situate this call in a half of New Mexican desert. John Fiorisce like this done an amazing work to take the corporate history and doing it the fantastic thriller. Yes, I am calling that, reason was glued to the each page and zipped by means of 500 of the like to of him was the history , this there has been another history, and another history for behind the and wants to me read more and more and faster and fast. That the writer adds, the one who the history adds! Now if so only we can do the volume 2 in IridiumNext and that will mean 5 years of now.
5 / 5
That the he $ 6 millions some thousands undertaken opened for business and any one is coming?

Ossia That in fact spent when that the iridium has launched a product after the developer of decade, and the tens of the million dollars spend on marketing. It has not had any call, and eerie realisation that any one has gone seriously bad.

Certainly agree buzz around Iridium, and to the equal that has promised to revolutionise cellular communication. It was a student of electrical engineering , and a system has been mentioned for professors in several occasions like an engineering masterpiece.

But how is result, was to blunder of enormous marketing . A book the excellent work that sustains this claim. To to I Subjects like to pursue after elusive business clients, running studios of validation of expensive phase, taking licences and regulatory approvals of almost each country on earth, treating bureaucracy of government, the corporate processes broken inside Motorola, and utter mismanagement - all concealed glielo marvel to me because this system has been built in a first place, this in spite of more like this, how is survived until this day.

There was also to plot of bad regime. It has taken like this long to build Iridium that lost it entirely some vital signs of technology transitioning of analog to levels comunicacionales digital mobiles. It has ignored also an apparition of GSM, which has solved entirely roam question, and has undermined some of some profits of tone of Iridium. Competing on availability, prize, measure of mobile phone, and the clarity comunicacional result pointless. Like the executives describe it, a product is resulted the 'runaway train that any one has known regarding taking'. All this is to describe in detail in a book.

The iridium has been bankrupt, has taken succoured, experience, and finally king-branded like the communication of niche outlet for soldato, marine, and access of far zone.
4 / 5
Has had the wonderful time that reads a book. It was hard to dip down. Ossia The history detailed of like this intelligent and the diligent people have saved an Iridium of satellite of company téléphonique. It is the history of like this some works of system of free phase with both investors and a government. It is the history of a force of some free phases that promotes entrepreneurship and innovations of technology. It has finalised to save some squander that has to that destroy 66 satellites comunicacionales while they still have done. BTW, when A book is exited 5 years ago, a stock of Iridium was less than $ 9 for action and now is in $ 25/sh.
5 / 5
The terrific book filled with polar opposites (pun feigned). Farsighted, shortsighted, Conservative, audacious, strong, feeble, leaders, defenders, adored, despised, dogged, and invertebrates. For real inspiring with respecting to all these positive descriptors, and would have to that be reading required for students of business, or those that want to take the glimpse of the life has lived well.. It could it has not dipped down. It goes to aim you that the history can not be with the accuracy writes until at least 30 years after a fact. After reading this book, has on begun 'of Bad Blood' a Theranos history, and the one who another contrast. While a centrical character in of the Eccentric Orbits, Daniel Colussy, is the type I for one would want to aspire to be, some the centrical characters in Bad Blood are simply, and almost urgently, forgettable.
5 / 5
This book tries an old maxim that the truth is odder that fiction. A history of Iridium is an unlikely history that begin with Motorola drawing and exiting of some telephones of prime ministers for real global system so only to turn around and try the destroy once his plan of marketing has failed. It enters it takes businessman Harm Colussy, the one who remove of leaves to succour this incredibly lovely and useful communications coverage of sure destruction. It saves Iridium for increasing an unlikely coalition of the investors that diverse of the Saudi Shiek to Black American businessmen and signing on a Department of Defence like the client he big plus of the iridium.
Is the long extraordinary history , which certainly in some points result tedious, but maintained alive an only coverage téléphonique global true.
Would expect that once complete iridium his constellation of NEXT satellites John Fiorisce neither will release the new edition of a book, or at least update an Epilogue.

Top Customer Reviews: Airline Maps: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
4 / 5
This book is wonderful, partorisca any lover of maps, travesĂ­a, or airlines. I recommend everything of Ovenden books.
5 / 5
The maps have the way to define history. Partorisca Look in the map of 1930 of an airline that operates at the same time, gauging his streets and a number of city (and countries) servants, probably would be almost totally different of the maps of street of a same airline of 2000. It has done a world-wide transmission for Germania Lufthansa Airlines in these 70 years? The sure fact and a new map reflect where Lufthansa the management thinks is some the majority of places of entities for him fly. Included quell'was true for TWA, PanAm, Swiss Air, and the little another his still existed in 2000.

The British authors Mark Ovenden and Maxwell Roberts has dipped joint the book of the paper of wonderful trade has called, soyaps of Airline: A Century of Art and Creation'. Some looks of book of the maps have issued for of entities (and some minors) airlines, beginning in 1919 and when finalising in 2019. Some of some carriers are local some, so only operating inside his country, while another has streets of flight that the external propagation. It Likes him raisin of years, some airlines have grown to comprise a ball, while another look to remain content in the service more has limited. A map that accompanies some usually am returned maps with some illustrations and of the ways of a time in that the be be draw.

Some maps have been drawn with respecting to chances of a time. It has joined the airlines have had the map of street of 1964 which has underlined the fair of a World of City of New York. It was curious to see the Lufthansa map of 1936 - informing to some Olympic games of Berlino - which has not had the swastika on that. Any reason, supposes to turn of possible Olympics goers.

Mark Ovenden is remarked for his books in of the maps of an Underground of Londra, streets, and another transport around a world. Both his map and the verbiage are exceptional. A reader can obtain one comprising of as the airlines of a world have influenced our world-wide shrinks it never.
4 / 5
My grandpa was in an industry of the airline for years has to that way that has wanted to take something nostalgic. It was to add and really enjoy to look at all some maps coloreados. This in spite of, has loved to look on favourite airlines that was referenced in an indication and has not been in some pages where has estadas suppositions to be.
4 / 5
Has taken this like the present navideño for my edges, & loves it! It is big-quality lustrous paper inside the coverage of paper to gloss fatter. Sound the caffÚ main-book of measure of the table and full colour. The no really look closely in a whole thing, but has the plot of ads of historical commercial airline, posters, streets of flight, and text roughly/of some early days of travesía of passenger until recent time. If it have had time, would have enjoyed it too much.., But you go back in university with him! All the world requires the caffÚ fun new-reserve to subject now & then! He the good present for people has interested in of the things of aerial, probably age 11 or older, will enjoy it for years.
4 / 5
The desire was main. What odd to say, but a book could be the book of table of the caffĂš but is paperback and small. The contained is fresh is the history of travesĂ­a of commercial air.
4 / 5
This wonderful book reflects careful stock exchange as well as deep recognition of an art of some maps, which are reproduced with commentary in the spent in a world of commercial aviation at the same time that the map has been created. Like this, all the classes of interesting facts are embedded in a captions as well as in a text of a book he. Highly recommended if you are the lover of maps, an aviation buff, or love graphic art in general.
5 / 5
This book is wonderful, for any lover of maps, travesĂ­a, or airlines. I recommend everything of Ovenden books.
4 / 5
Really enjoyed this book to the equal that contains some old maps of some airlines that no longer exist. I do not have any subject with east an and really like this book. It seats in my table of caffĂš in work.
5 / 5
Aerial of 10 years nerd is obsessed - the book adds.
4 / 5
My edges of 16 years have loved that. Some pictures are a lot of coloreados and a lot informative. I add for any interested in flight and history of airline.
5 / 5
Rid add - because it is not the available in hardcover?
4 / 5
Itinerary of use of the street of the airline is and posters partorisca trip some authors outline a history of some early Carriers. It consider this the element of speciality, to good sure something so that they share an interest in of the maps.
4 / 5
Has purchased partorisca the fellow any one travels around a world. Praise with does the month in a street and he have loved that.
5 / 5
A fascinating book partorisca a traveller of chair with several maps of hundred has created of marketing of airline folk. Perhaps a lot too pertinent partorisca defenders of real maps because those in a book are basically partorisca sales more than the realistic view of a world. Some seven chapters, or like the book calls him terminals, look historically in of the airlines of a @@@1920s onward. I have thought some of some early maps, especially in Africa, quell'interest because has airports (or perhaps the games of the herb is appropriate more) in of the places that has fallen the obscurity.

Has some wonderful examples of maps that takes a full artistic treatment. Page thirty-nine has the glorious Casserole am painting of a world for Helguera with a sea, cruising ships, the plans and the continents have painted with some usual symbols partorisca several countries: pyramids partorisca Egitto; Eiffel Visiti partorisca France; @@@canguro partorisca Australia. These a lot decorative maps launch on one of some failures of a book, is not quite big to develop a beauty of some a lot of artistic maps.

Has maps or of the diagrams is the better description where the geography is entirely absentee, pages forty-five (Czech Airlines) and seventy-nine (Chinese Civil Aviation) has graphic of streets and times like this complex like partorisca do an information worthless. A Spanish airline Spanair uses the map on page 140 ossia so only quite planting of decoration, for example, New York after the Istanbul and Alicante after the Toronto.

Delicious although a book is has some defects of editor have given it like this four stars. As I have mentioned on it have to that it has been it big but still in a measure partorisca exist all some maps could be much more big state some margins of generous page has been reduced and a text (any one a captions) which court in several pages was all situated in any first few pages.
5 / 5
Will learn the plot and see a lot of maps of classical airline are adds that the people have preserved obviously some of these we so that it can see him in the book. These maps of coverages of the book of one a lot beginning of airlines. It is in colour and really amiably fact.
5 / 5
Has bought this like the present partorisca the fellow the one who the maps partorisca the traffic obtains. Absolutely you love a book!

Top Customer Reviews: Rocket Propulsion ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
5 / 5
Ossia The a lot of the book writes well. I find it easy to read and comprise and transmits essentials quickly. Highly it would recommend this book partorisca any the one who neither wants to improve his knowledge in Rockets or of the people those who are in a class of upper distribution that considers propulsion of rocket
5 / 5
has loved propulsion of rocket in all his forms (real and imagined) Apollo has followed of then 11 mission in television. This book will help calm with each appearance of rocketry yes for professional relevance directed, hobbyist development or if sleeps with many of us to solve some questions that will leave (as like this eloquently put for Carl late Sagan) the 'dive our toes in a cosmic ocean'. I think that that we have to swim among some stars and some dice and the foundations of rays to do is in this book. It goes to take it. It leaves .
5 / 5
Definite text on propulsion of rocket, up to date, but the oldest editions still owe that it weaves to estimate
5 / 5
This was the test required for the class of propulsion of the rocket, but is resulted an invaluable resource for a lot of classes. Experiences for at least 20 less than another outlets.
5 / 5
A product was that it has asked them, so that it is pleasing. A transaction was sure and of confidence. Thank you
5 / 5
Has Chosen on this book in the bookshop used in the lark, tossed he in mine 'in' battery of books, and there he languished for the year or so much. When I chose It finally up like the cure for insomnia, has directed to do my way by means of 2/3 of a thing before finally falling asleep. This book is wonderful. I have not had any idea how has been involved in science of real rocket, but enough bit it. Physics of vibration, thermodynamic substance , chemical, injectors, turbopumps... A do one the wonderful practical course for, says, the student of senior physicist, to try his knowledge of different fields. It was attacked also for an elegant simplicity of some models that was used in fact to draw some rockets use today. Ossia Any one the cookbook of equations differentiates for analysis of element finalised and that the one who an idiot box has said; this hearkens behind to when principles of the engineer of slide has used, and has drawn the things have comprised really. Some elegant results for form of nozzle, driven by thermodynamics (has not had any idea because the rockets have has had to that to the big nozzles like to them ), and estimators of period of the llama of the rocket pressed is side so only a prize of a book.

Has not had any one the idea is used still like the textbook still rocketry (I has a second edition of 1956), but does not surprise me terribly. A lucidity of a writing and derivations has done this almost unavoidable. They are sure he has reservation more practical in of the Russians, but there is not in English, as this one will remain the classical until the Americans begin to do science of real rocket again.
4 / 5
When like the young physicist has begun to do on to the nozzle of rocket draws the majority of a material in this book has had to that be undermined on the paper here, the book there, or more simply has not been known. Now here it is all precise to know in the pair of chapters. And besides creation of nozzle, here in information on virtually each appearance of rockets of a creation to a propellents, of concepts to testing. The majority of a book is in conventional liquid or solid fuel chemical rockets, reasons ossia where the majority of an action is today. There is the new chapter (of my older edition) in electrical propulsion.

A book is suitable for use like the textbook for any one the or two course of term, or like an introductory book to an engineer now moving to a field, or like the book of reference for one experienced. It is especially good to use when I need to come until accelerating on some zone of a subject where calm a lot usually laws.

One a weakness of a book is a lack of discussion in of the computers neither in of the terms of systems of control of the engine or of a software to draw that is avaiable. Next review I supposition.
4 / 5
This was the question of my grandson for his anniversary and he looked happy with him.
4 / 5
A book is kept up to date. It resupplies quite a lot of depth to take an engineer to breadboard phase for more than types of questions, no more. The examples are almost all appropriate to some classes of engineers of the rocket of the questions will face. It assumes a reader has the fund of course of basic engineering in of the dynamics (solid, aero-, and thermo-) and the working take of mathematicians until calculation, but no more. Some the better uses are for any any one the general overview of propulsion of rocket, or like backbone of the course the plus with a longitude to study this comprises another, more skilled and in-of the texts of depths.

Top Customer Reviews: Thomas and the Jet ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
4 / 5
It is the pleasant book , short perfects partorisca surface readers. As with all estep 1' books, is not text-heavy and is simple to follow. Some words are not everything easy phonetic words this in spite of so many is better partorisca girls those who are able to use more complex deciphering. Of the looks of history Thomas that takes the crazy walk thanks to a accidentel coupling with the engine of jet and he quickly (pun feigned) results a train a fast plus in Sodor. It Entertainment! Besides, the one who does not want to Thomas?? :)
4 / 5
Reading readiness Level 1 book with more than action that usual. Out of toddler amours a fact that Thomas could go faster that usual.
5 / 5
One Goes in that it Reads the series has be a lot well for our grandson of 3 years. A text is not too difficult and some do any of the same reading easier.
4 / 5
Has bought for the 4th anniversary of my grandson adds. It wants to Thomas So only learning to read. It perfects more & levels to grow to!!
5 / 5
Has taken this like this to reward for the kindergartener the one who has achieved the aim, together with a Brio-compatible train. Pleasant, and liked really. A history is a lot easy, with the plot of words of his -- peep, whoosh, zoom.
5 / 5
The Whose leaves informs it the cant takes him was my backside to leave a like this here is your description thanks
4 / 5
has done my decision based in a reaction of my grandson of 5 years when I gave it his for his anniversary. It was his present favourite . It has loved that!!
5 / 5
This is to base in a preschool show Thomas and Amigos.yo at present read the to mine 2 old year and joy a simple vocabulary but a plus along storyline in books of joint. Have enjoyed this book on until some last 2 pages. Some last two pages declare 'Gordon can not be the engine of jet... But it is full of hot air.' I have not seen an episode this book is likely based on but in a book there is no real interaction among Gordon and Thomas, certainly a lot this could possible justifies to do entertainment of Gordon in such the disrespectful tone. The parents of precaution of first young girls to buy this he so that it is so only a type of as he 2 old year will choose up and use.

Top Customer Reviews: Amateur Rocket ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
5 / 5
This book is written in the textbook way- but has had to that be one of a prime minister textbooks that I coverage read of good terracing to cover. Of rockets of sugar to has advanced compositions, there are different compositions for each level of entrance. Also it goes very thorough to like this to create all need entirely of scratch- build your own casings, nozzles, compositions and has included the object that learns that it can read in this book. A satisfaction to look in hundreds of fly of own creations of the feet to an air is unparalleled.
5 / 5
WOW!!! Has all seen a -he-calm reservations that detail of promise and technical information, so only to be sadly disappointed when it arrives. They are here to say you that this is not one of those! Incredibly complete content. Quite technical for a crazy scientific novice in everything of us, but does not have to that be the plenary-on physicist to comprise and place to practise.

For real amazing piece of work. Each rocket hobbyist would have to that possess this book, included if any one calms does not feign never to fabricate your own engines, if at all more than the further appreciate and comprise everything of a minutia this is to involve to produce that little tube of paper to go-can that all of took for has admitted.

10 stars out of 5 possible to an author thus very dipped near compendium!
5 / 5
All a precise knows to have entertainment with this fascinating hobby, but always of the perspective of security and pertinent civil authorships. Writing a lot well, with the comprehensible approximation to a subject, technically solid but this in spite of very easy to read and to take some principles and the technicians have presented. Highly recommended. To good sure ossia a definite book in a subject.
5 / 5
Sews my first rocket is in a moon because I can does not find
5 / 5
Old data , the chemicals act a d the unavailable type has dated, but if your experianced or skilled would read it
5 / 5
amour of Boys to build things and my amour of boys to look his trace to act on up. An entertainment of constructive summer!
4 / 5
Has in the first place ordered this book in 1992 after seeing Teleflite Corp is to add in a magazine of aviation. With which I a lot behind has received finally he in 2004!!!! I have directed to retain communications with David Sleeter and his partner everything by means of of the this. They were perfectionists that has wanted to dip out of a better book with a better info in some materials have required to build of the rockets. Some of some things that there is retarded a press of a book was an Australian prohibition in an export of resin eucalipto that is to be use as gluing agent for a black powder. Memory to say Sleeter a time, ' has paid for a book when George Bush was president and maintaining has to that to his edges likes him to him the president'. Of course I so only paid $ for him because I have paid in plenary in 1992. On everything is a book of engineering for the any engineer. Amazing.
4 / 5
'Construction of Engine of the rocket interested' for David Sleeter (Teleflite Company) is an extremely detailed description of a construction of blackpowder-engines of rocket of the type, of C8 (3/4' diameter, 3 1/4" along) to I65 (2' diameter, 14' longitude).
Is the big book , 500+ pages, good-looking photos, extremely cleaned and clear drawings (and a lot the). Information on almost each appearance of construction of engine that comprises: photo of ingredients (some orderly photomicrographs); doing object without going back it; machining instructions so that has go back it; where to take and to the equal that to extract nitrate of potassium; types of paper that can be used for casings and the one who any to use; formulations that nitrate of sodium of the use (sometimes easier that find locally that nitrate of potassium); stepwise photo And drawings of a procedure that does engine. All one has tried the data of engines in a book is coreburners, but the information detailed, formula of propellant, drawings of object, caveats, and procedure of the construction detailed for endburning the engines are resupplied for some character the one who wish to experience in this direction.
A commentary, does not critique it: For an individual the one who wish to do APDO BIG Or NUMEROUS engines, strongly would suggest Lloyd Sponenburg rids on milling for an amateur pyrotechician (Skylighter and another sells a book, is in $ 20). A esponenmill', properly built and uploaded with sufficient milling half comunicacionales, will mill big quantities of propellant in the savings of enormous time.
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Top Customer Reviews: Space Coloring ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
It would like to give this book partorisca paint 5 stars, as it resembles mostly be the book to product adds partorisca girls. This in spite of, have found this page with the alien in of the skins bum, and an a lot of curvy the figure to good sure presents the woman. Ossia Quite unnecessary for the girl to be that it paints in the variety if ways.

Top Customer Reviews: Saturn V Rocket ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
4 / 5
The by heart full photos well of an a lot of of Saturn V during assembly, test, and amours. Attacked down in 4 stars because of a negligence of one the majority of piece of entity of a rocket: a Unit of Instrument. Or Little photo of a IU this was some brains of a Saturn V. It have to it has had it the separate chapter in this essential part.
5 / 5
Llibre Of fantastic photo with of the mini pictures of vintage and has detailed descriptions. A reader will take an idea of all a work and some numerous companies that has been involved in a development of a Saturn V system of rocket. This fantastic rocket one the majority of powerful built by United States in a the majority of powerful never launched in the date is taking in this collection of photos of vintage. Any Enthusiast of a spatial program or the development of rocket will enjoy this book.
5 / 5
Or fact in a Saturn vGreat book of a Saturn v. Has the plot of the pictures and is utmost clear and crisp and
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5 / 5
Like The S-5 junkie, a lot appreciates a info and anteriorly the unreleased the pictures have contained in this book. Any adherent of our trip in a moon would be necessary likes it !
1 / 5
While a book am to add purchase which And-Llibre, where a quality of some photos is excellent, a version of looks of hard copy to be the poor laser has printed travesty. Some photos are at all 'crisp', some colours are washes was, and to attach insult to hurt, a paper is wrinkly stock of printer of laser of plan - no lustrous paper like an expert for the book of this type.
5 / 5
Llibre Very well has used he for my BA projects of investigation. It reads like the show of slide or point for be able in.
5 / 5
Gentleman Lawrie clues in his Rockets of Sacrament of Lluna--the anterior excellent contribution in these Images of series of America--with this entrance those covers a venerable Saturn V, an evening, lamented rocket that has taken American in a moon.

He an excellent work those documents a history of a legendary rocket that it was to abandon each which also punctual and, with him, some sounds of the spatial program that will not see never again, no, at least in our lifetimes.

Usually find in these books the photo or two that has not seen never before that and Lawrie does not disappoint here: In page 62 is the photo of Apollo 9 S-IVB the phase those shoots his J-2 engine that a crew has taken afterwards separated of a phase and has extracted a Lunar Module of him. This photograph is Apollo some astronauts of the only time there has not been never an occasion to witness that must has been a awesome dressed--that big S-IVB attack to synchronise out of them. As I Have said, I not having never since or before and the gems like this some books in this value of Series each penny.

Has grown above that follows to a to 1960s spatial program like him , can find he of a little melancholy to see these photos, aiming a Saturns and a VAB and LC-39 each new and pristine, with one that learns that everything of would be so hurriedly abandoned likes him the nation like the interest has lost hurriedly in manned lunar exploitation. And that all this glorious engineering the talent would be so blithely trashed.

But, this fact of sad history Lawrie records here each a more importing--while it is his laws of anterior reference the cover a manufacture, history of the flight and the humour of one launch of transport of the Saturn (voices the entrances of the amazon for these books).

Would expect that there is the addition of partner in a Series of Images those covers a Saturn 1/Saturn 1B in some works.

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5 / 5
The by heart full photos good-looking of one a lot Saturn V during assembly, test, and flight. Attacked down to 4 stars been due to a negligence of one the majority of piece of entity of a rocket: a Unit of Instrument. A little photo of a IU this was some brains of a Saturn V. It would owe that it has had it the separate chapter in this essential part.
5 / 5
While a book is adds yes purchased likes one And-Book, where a quality of some photos is excellent, a version of looks of hard copy to be the poor laser has printed travesty. Some photos are at all 'crisp', some colours are washes was, and to add insult to hurt, a paper is wrinkly stock of printer of laser of slowly - no lustrous paper like an expert for the book of this type.
5 / 5
Book of fantastic photo with of the mini pictures of vintage and has detailed descriptions. A reader will take an idea of all a work and some numerous companies that has been involved in a development of a Saturn V system of rocket. This fantastic rocket one the majority of powerful built for United States in one the majority of powerful never launched to the date is taking in this collection of photo of vintage. Any Enthusiast of a spatial program or the development of rocket will enjoy this book.
4 / 5
Like the S-5 junkie, really appreciates a info and previously the unpublished pictures have contained in this book. Any defender of our travesĂ­a to a moon would be necessary likes it!
4 / 5
Rids a lot well has used he for my BA project of investigation. Law like the show of slide or point to be able to.
4 / 5
Gentleman Lawrie follows on his Rockets of Sacrament of Moon--the contributo excellent forward to these Images of series of Amsterdam--with this entrance that spent a venerable Saturn V, a late, lamented rocket that has taken American to a moon.

He an excellent work that document a history of a legendary rocket that is to be abandon all too punctual and, with him, some sleeps of the spatial program that will not see again never, no, at least in ours lifetimes.

I usually find in these books the photo or two that has not seen never first that and Lawrie does not disappoint here: On page 62 is the photo of Apollo 9 S-IVB the phase that shoots his J-2 engine that a crew has taken with which have separated of a phase and has extracted a Lunar Form of him. This photograph is some astronauts of Apollo of the only time there is not never be an occasion to assist the must has been a awesome dressed--that big S-IVB blasting to synchronise he out of them. As I have said, I never of a before and the gems like this some books in this value of Series each penny.

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But, this sad history Lawrie work here all a plus of entity--so it is his laws of leading reference to cover a manufacture, history of flight and humour of a launcher of transport of the Saturn (sees the entrances of the amazon for these books).

Would expect that there is the addition to mate to a Series of Images that covers a Saturn 1/Saturn 1B in some works.

In general, very done.

5 / 5
A history of interesting photo of a Saturn V. Well value a time. The desire there was more, calm will enjoy it
5 / 5
Excellent publication a lot of interesting and scarce pictures of a development and use of a Saturn V. Brief but informative text. For this interested in a Saturn V the majority of interesting small book.
5 / 5
The good book so only spoilt for a quality of bad impression that ruined a quality of a photograph which is probably calm reason for a book in a first place.


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