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Bergaust, Erik

Overview
Works: 57 works in 157 publications in 3 languages and 6,207 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: TL796, 629.4
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Most widely held works by Erik Bergaust
Satellite! by Erik Bergaust( Book )

20 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder on Pad 34 by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of events leading up to the tragic Apollo disaster of January, 1967, in which three astronauts were burned to death
Reaching for the stars by Erik Bergaust( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalistic, unofficial biography of Wernher Von Braun, the pioneer in space exploration. It is a documentation of a number of significant events in the history of missile and space technology, and gives an insight into the ability of Von Braun to promote it
Rocket to the moon by Erik Bergaust( Book )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocket City, U.S.A.; from Huntsville, Alabama to the moon by Erik Bergaust( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonizing space by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the possibilities of establishing colonies in space that can bring the energy of the sun back to Earth
The next fifty years in space by Erik Bergaust( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated space encyclopedia by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oceanographers in action by Erik Bergaust( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what oceanography is and what oceanographers do including brief explanations of some current projects: the study of currents, measuring the geochemistry of seawater, observing the behavior of fish and others
Colonizing the planets by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses space exploration by manned and unmanned flights and speculates about planetary colonization
Aircraft carriers in action by Erik Bergaust( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the role of aircraft carriers in the United States Navy, describes their construction, facilities, and operation, and traces their history
Colonizing the sea by Erik Bergaust( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the possibility of sea cities as man employs his latest technological knowledge to use this last frontier to his best advantage
Rockets and missiles by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The up-to-date picture story of rockets and missiles --both operational and research--for the United States Army, Navy,and Air Force
The next 50 years on the moon by Erik Bergaust( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a projected colony on the moon which will serve as a base for the exploration of other planets
The next fifty years of flight, as visualized by Bernt Balchen and told to Erik Bergaust by Bernt Balchen( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First men in space by Erik Bergaust( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the beginning of America's effort to put man in space and our first "spaceship," the Mercury capsule
Rescue in space : lifeboats for astronauts and cosmonauts by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the risks of conducting space missions without rescue capability and describes rescue systems that have been considered, some in cooperation with Russia
Convertiplanes in action; the VTOL success story by Erik Bergaust( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the efforts to eliminate the runway for the airplane and describes the performance of those machines designed for vertical takeoff and landing
Saturn story by Erik Bergaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report on Project Saturn, which is perfecting rocket booster vehicles for a wide range of space programs, including manned expeditions to the moon. Grades 6-8
The illustrated nuclear encyclopedia by Erik Bergaust( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of nuclear terms, numerical abbreviations, symbols, definitions and values of constants, and other information relating to nuclear science
 
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