The Rocket Manual tells the story of rocket motors, how they were first developed, how they work, what they are used for and how they are operated. It also explains the origin and operating record of satellite launchers around the world. Rocket motors large and small are listed and explained, including small motors used to push satellites and spacecraft into different orbits, throttleable rockets for controlling spacecraft descending to the Moon and the surfaces of other planets, restartable motors for adjusting orbits and reusable motors such as those developed for the Shuttle.
Poems by Leonard Cohen translated into Dutch by Remco Campert. The first part consists of poems already published in Leonard Cohen: Selected Poems 1956-1968, the second part consists of poems from the unpublished work Songs of Disobedience.
Jenna and Carly share a dry wit and sharp sleuthing skills that give these three stories universal appeal. Wherever these small-town Arkansas sisters go murder is sure to follow. When they search for the murderer of a newspaper editor, they could end up in the obit column. In Branson for a break, they find out that murder doesn't take vacations. And when the Carly opens a diner, murder is on the menu.