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Russia in space : the failed frontier?

Author: Brian Harvey
Publisher: London : Springer, 2001.
Series: Springer Praxis books in astronomy and space sciences
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Until the Apollo-Soyuz flight of 1972, the Russian Space Program was shrouded in such complete secrecy that only rumors of failures (or catastrophes) reached the West.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Harvey
ISBN: 1852332034 9781852332037
OCLC Number: 231870900
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 317 - 322.
Description: XVII, 330 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Beginnings.- Sputnik.- Gagarin.- Race to the Moon.- Space Stations.- The Moon and the Planets.- Behind the Scenes.- Russia's Space Shuttle.- The Enduring achievement of MIR.- 2001 The Space Station.- The Russian Space programme in the 21st Century.
Series Title: Springer Praxis books in astronomy and space sciences
Responsibility: Brian Harvey.

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From the reviews of the first edition:"Harvey presents a good summary of all aspects of the Russian space program and an excellent summary of Russian activities since the Cold War ended. ... Harvey Read more...

 
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