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The Soviet space race with Apollo

Author: Asif A Siddiqi
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Soviet Space Race with Apollo was originally the second half of Challenge to Apollo: The Soviet Union and the Space Race, 1945-1974, a single volume published in 2000 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the NASA History Series. The present volume includes chapters 12-20 accompanied by tables and appendices (pages 517-977 of that book). Its companion volume, Sputnik and the Soviet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asif A Siddiqi
ISBN: 0813026288 9780813026282
OCLC Number: 50440972
Notes: Originally the second half of Challenge to Apollo, a single volume published in 2000.
Description: pages xx, 517-1005 : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A New Beginning --
Tragedy --
Getting Back on Track --
Final Lap to the Moon --
Options --
Dreams Unfulfilled --
Ashes to Ashes --
Tomorrow Never Knows --
Orbital Launch Attempts in the Soviet Piloted Space Program, 1960-74 --
Mission Parameters for Selected Orbital Flights --
Nonorbital Launch Attempts Supporting the Soviet Piloted Space Program, 1951-74 --
Cosmonaut Selection Groups, 1960-74.
Responsibility: Asif A. Siddiqi.

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First published by NASA in 2000 as ""Challenge to Apollo"", this volume, together with a second volume entitled ""Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge"" presents a comprehensive history of the  Read more...

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"The essential reference work for Soviet/Russian space history...for anyone hoping to make sense of the too many 'truths' of Soviet Space history." - Journal of Military History; "We finally have a Read more...

 
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