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Red Moon Rising
By Matthew Brzezinski

Red Moon Rising

Sputnik and the Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age

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Red Moon Rising by Matthew Brzezinski

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On 4 October 1957, at the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union secretly launched Sputnik, Earth's first artificial moon. Powered by a car battery, it passed over the stunned American continent once every 101 minutes and propelled the USSR from backward state to superpower and pioneer of the Space Age. This is the pulse-racing story of a time when two nations and ideologies were pitted against each other in a quest that laid the foundations of the modern technological world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747593072
ISBN-10: 0747593078
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 7-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Matthew Brzezinski

Matthew Brzezinski served as Moscow correspondent for the Wall Street Journal in the mid-1990s. His book on Russia's post-communist chaos, Casino Moscow, was published by the Free Press in 2001. Post-9/11, Matthew Brzezenski covered homeland security for the New York Times Magazine. His last book, Fortress America, about the counter-terror effort and post-9/11 paranoia, was published in 2004.

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