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Russia in space : the failed frontier?

Author: Brian Harvey
Publisher: Chichester, UK : Praxis ; New York : 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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Harvey
ISBN: 1852332034 9781852332037
OCLC Number: 45103000
Description: xvii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Soviet space programme, 1921-1991 --
2. The manned frontier --
3. The international frontier --
4. The military frontier --
5. The scientific frontier --
6. The ground frontier --
7. The rocket frontier --
8. The rocket engine frontier --
9. The design frontier --
10. The commercial frontier --
11. The failed frontier? --
App. Russian space launchings, 1992-2000.
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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