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Background notes:

Book:

Introduction
  1. The Power of Gravity
  2. The Practical Gravitational Boundary of the Earth
  3. The Free Orbit
  4. Maneuvering in the Gravitational Fields of Outer Space
  5. The Armor Barrier of the Earth's Atmosphere
  6. The Highest Altitudes Reach to Date
  7. The Cannon Shot into Outer Space
  8. The Reactive Force
  9. The Reaction Vehicle
  10. The Rocket
  11. Previous Researchers Addressing the Problem of Space Flight
  12. The Travel Velocity and the Efficiency of Rocket Vehicles
  13. The Ascent
  14. General Comments about the Structure of the Space Rocket
  15. Proposals to Date
  16. Comments Regarding Previous Design Recommendations
  17. The Return to Earth
  18. Hohmann's Landing Maneuver
  19. Landing in a Force Circular Orbit
  20. Landing in Braking Ellipses
  21. Oberth's Landing Maneuver
  22. The Result to Date
  23. Two Other Important Questions
  24. The Space Rocket in an Inclined Trajectory
  25. The Space Rocket as an Airplane
  26. The Space Station in Empty Space
  27. The Nature of Gravity and How it Can be Influenced
  28. The Effect of Weightlessness on the Human Organism
  29. The Physical Behavior of Objects when Gravity is Missing
  30. Without Air
  31. Perpetual Silence Prevails in Empty Space
  32. Sunshine During Nighttime Darkness
  33. Unlimited Visibility
  34. Without Heat
  35. Designing the Space Station
  36. The Solar Power Plant
  37. Supplying Light
  38. Supplying Air and Heat
  39. Supplying Water
  40. Long Distance Communications
  41. Means of Controlling the Space Station
  42. Partitioning the Space Station into 3 Entities
  43. The Habitat Wheel
  44. The Observatory and the Machine Room
  45. Providing for Long-Distance Communications and Safety
  46. Partitioning the Space Station into 2 Entities
  47. The Space Suit
  48. The Trip to the Space Station
  49. Special Physical Experiments
  50. Telescopes of Enormous Size
  51. Observing and Researching the Earth's Surface
  52. Exploring the Stars
  53. A Giant Floating Mirror
  54. The Most Dreadful Weapon
  55. To Distant Celestial Bodies
  56. The Technology of Space Travel
  57. Launching from the Earth's Surface
  58. The Space Station as a Base for Travel into Deep Space
  59. The Attainability of the Neighboring Planets
  60. Distant Worlds
  61. Will It Ever be Possible to Reach Fixed Stars?
  62. The Expected Course of Development of Space Travel

Final Remarks

Astronomy