A Vertical Empire: The History of the UK Rocket and Space Programme 1950-1971

Category: Engineering
Author: C N Hill
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by chr15p   2018-08-03
If you're looking for a reasonably technical (but not completely rocket science!) history of the British space programme A Vertical Empire by C. N. Hill is really good, although, as a Brit, also quite depressing as you realise what might have been https://www.amazon.co.uk/Vertical-Empire-History-Programme-1...
by gaius   2018-08-02
Is there a link?

It's documented in the book Vertical Empire, I don't know of an online copy, I'm afraid.

https://smile.amazon.co.uk/Vertical-Empire-History-Programme... <-- not an affiliate link, just a reference

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Arrow#Cancellation <-- brief mention here