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V-1 "flying bomb" 26, 27 V-2 rockets 26-31, 26-30, 34 vacuum, space travel in 17 Valencia 12 Valier, Max 20, 21, 22 Van Allen, James 48, 49, 49, 69 Van Allen Belts 49, 52, 238, 259 Vandenburg Air Force Base 192 Vanguard rocket 44-5, 44-5, 49,

50, 52 Vega rocket 230

Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), Cape Canaveral 119, 119, 122 Vela satellites 251 Venera spaceprobes 54, 54, 261, 261, 266 Venus

Mariner spaceprobes 55 slingshot technique 260, 270 spaceprobes 54, 54, 261, 261, 266-7, 266-7 Venus Express 230, 282, 282 Verne, Jules 14, 14, 15, 20, 33 Veronique rockets 57 VfR (Verein für Roumschiffahrt) 21,

22-3, 24, 30 Vietnam 240

Viking engine 230, 233, 233 Viking rockets 34, 34, 45 Viking spaceprobes 262-3, 263 Vok, Igor 182 Volynov, Boris 129, 181 von Braun, Wernher see Braun,

Wernher von Voskhod project 61, 96-7, 96-7, 103, 104-5

Vostok spacecraft 50, 58, 58, 61, 62, 62-3, 77-81, 77, 80-81, 82, 86, 103 Voyager spaceprobes 264-5, 264-5 Vulcain engine 232

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