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Winner of the Luigi Napolitano Award (2006) from the International Academy of Astronautics This book presents the fascinating story of the events that paved the way to space.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
Drawing on exhaustive research, author and ORBIS editor Walter A. McDougall examines U.S., European, and Soviet space programs and their politics. 25 illustrations.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
By shedding new light on a pivotal era, Dickson expands our knowledge of the world we now inhabit and reminds us that the story of Sputnik goes far beyond technology and the beginning of the space age, and that its implications are still ...
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
Based on new Russian sources, Siddiqi's book reveals the truth about the Soviet space program to tell a technical, political, and personal history of the major Soviet initiatives. Photos & illustrations.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
In Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment, Yanek Mieczkowski examines the early history of America's space program, reassessing Eisenhower's leadership.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
The behind-the-scenes story of the fierce battles on earth that launched the superpowers into space.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
The ¿space age¿ began on Oct. 4, 1957, when the USSR launched Sputnik, the world¿s first artificial satellite.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
The marvels examined in this volume include the rockets Energia, Falcon 9, and VEGA; the Hubble Space Telescope; the Cassini space probe; and the Mars rovers, Opportunity and Curiosity.
Sputnik 1 purpose from books.google.com
The final part of the book examines the future of Russian space science and looks at planned new missions, such as the Spektr series of space observatories, and return flights to the Moon and Mars, including a sample of Phobos.