New York: John Wiley & Sons, . Hardcover. Small 4to. Light blue cloth with white and dark blue spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xx, 980pp. Extensive figures, equations, illustrations. Near fine/very good. Jacket a bit rubbed and lightly edgeworn, with several chips mainly along top. Item #46787
A tight and attractive first edition of this massive study sponsored by the U.S. Air Force and General Electric's Space Science Laboratory, featuring a large array of essays by a "Who's Who" of specialists and divided into "Planetary Atmosphere Models," "Ebergy Management," "Aero Thermo Elasticity," "Low Speed Aerodynamics" and "Hypervelocity Flows."