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Laika's window : the legacy of a Soviet space dog

Author: Kurt Caswell
Publisher: San Antonio : Trinity University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The unforgettable story of Laikathe Soviet space dog, the Cold War, and the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Caswell, Kurt, 1969-
Laika's window.
San Antonio : Trinity University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1059464071
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Caswell
ISBN: 9781595348630 1595348638
OCLC Number: 1076223596
Awards: Winner of Silver Indies Award for Science 2019
Winner of River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize 2008 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Intro; One: A Path of Burning Light; Two: Animals in the Heavens; Three: The Making of a Space Dog; Four: Scouting the Atmosphere; Five: A Face in the Window; Six: First Around the Earth; Epilogue; Bibliography; Acknowledgments
Responsibility: Kurt Caswell.

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