Fundamentals of Astrodynamics (Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering)
by Roger R. Bate, Donald D. Mueller, Jerry E. White
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Elon Musk's Review:

Cantrell tells us that he soon discovered that he and Musk shared an affinity for applied knowledge, and he loaned him some textbooks to study. The books were "Rocket Propulsion Elements," "Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine and Rocket Propulsion," "Fundamentals of Astrodynamics," and the "International Reference Guide to Space Launch Systems."

He doesn't know exactly how Musk would read or take notes, but he knows that he practically memorized them.

"He would quote passages verbatim from these books. He became very conversant in the material," Cantrell says.

Ref: http://www.businessinsider.in/Former-SpaceX-Exec-Explains-How-Elon-Musk-Taught-Himself-Rocket-Science/articleshow/44918922.cms

Elon Musk's Review:

Cantrell tells us that he soon discovered that he and Musk shared an affinity for applied knowledge, and he loaned him some textbooks to study. The books were "Rocket Propulsion Elements," "Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine and Rocket Propulsion," "Fundamentals of Astrodynamics," and the "International Reference Guide to Space Launch Systems."

He doesn't know exactly how Musk would read or take notes, but he knows that he practically memorized them.

"He would quote passages verbatim from these books. He became very conversant in the material," Cantrell says.

Ref: http://www.businessinsider.in/Former-SpaceX-Exec-Explains-How-Elon-Musk-Taught-Himself-Rocket-Science/articleshow/44918922.cms