Rockets for pyrotechnic displays used in Sweden in the 19th century are examined in terms of their use in war situations. Work done by the Swedish chemist J. J. Berzelius, who analyzed and improved the propellants of such rockets, and the German engineer, Martin Westermaijer, who researched manufacturing techniques of these rockets is also included.
Essays on the History of Rocketry and Astronautics, Vol. 1
- Pub Date:
- September 1977
- Military Operations;
- Structural Engineering;
- Weapon Systems;
- Launch Vehicles and Space Vehicles