V.2 based Tsien Hsue-shen 'transport rocket'

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It's covered in Vol. 1 of Hallion's Hypersonic Revolution, although not in great detail.
 

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For information: Tien Hsue Shen die two weeks ago, aged 98 (!). An incredible life, worth a biography one day.
 

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A biography of Tsien called "Thread of the Silkworm" was published in 1995 by Iris Chang:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/books/chap1/thread_o.htm
http://books.google.com/books?id=e2_uIf7L5BMC&dq=%22thread+of+the+silkworm%22&printsec=frontcover&source=bn&hl=en&ei=Ldr6Sr-QBoPKsAOkgP2DAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CBoQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=&f=false

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No illustration, but some data:
http://authors.library.caltech.edu/9/3/1_Tsien_H_1950.pdf

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Comparative drawings from
-"The Dream Machines" by Ron Miller
-"Spaceship Handbook" by Jack Hagerty an Jon C. Rogers
-"Space Shuttle" by Dennis R. Jenkins
-Unknown source
 

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