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Gruntman, Mike 1954-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 869 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Mike Gruntman
 
Most widely held works by Mike Gruntman
Blazing the trail : the early history of spacecraft and rocketry by Mike Gruntman( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the fascinating story of the events that paved the way to space. It introduces the reader to the history of early rocketry and the subsequent developments that led into the space age. People of various nations and from various lands contributed to the breakthrough to space, and the book takes the reader to faraway places on five continents. It also includes many quotes to give readers a flavor of how the participants viewed the developments
Intercept 1961 : the birth of Soviet missile defense by Mike Gruntman( )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gruntman tells the story of the earliest breakthroughs which paved the way for the emergence of a powerful missile defense complex in the Soviet Union, a major factor in the Cold War. The new field led to the emergence of monitoring space objects in orbit, ballistic missile early warning, and antisatellite weapons. Ten years later, the first operational missile defense system was deployed to protect Moscow, its successor system remaining active today. Intercept 1961 is especially relevant today as the United States and other countries continue facing the eternal protect-or-avenge dilemma when balancing offensive capabilities against defensive protection. In an age of unstable governments, spreading weapons of mass destruction, and radical ideologies and terrorism, this historical background is critical for informed policy formulation, threat evaluation, defense planning, and counteracting the proliferation of weapons and sensitive technologies. --
Enemy amongst Trojans : a Soviet spy at USC by Mike Gruntman( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From astronautics to cosmonautics by Mike Gruntman( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronautics, Spacecraft Design and Spacecraft Systems by Mike Gruntman( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presents a collection of resources on astronautics, spacecraft design, and spacecraft systems. Provides information about spacecraft, including attitude determination and control; guidance, navigation, and control; power systems; and communications. Contains information about ground systems, launch systems, launching sites, space weather, space environment, spacecraft operations and trajectories, space data, and space jobs. Recounts the history of space exploration
 
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Blazing the trail : the early history of spacecraft and rocketry
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From astronautics to cosmonautics
Languages
English (30)