Russia's Cosmonauts by Rex Hall
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Russia's Cosmonauts
By Rex Hall

Russia's Cosmonauts

Inside the Yuri Gagarin Training Center

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Russia's Cosmonauts by Rex Hall

Book Description

There is no competition since this is the first book in the English language on cosmonaut selection and training Offers a unique and original discussion on how Russia prepares its cosmonauts for spaceflight. Contains original interviews and photographs with first-hand information obtained by the authors on visits to Star City Provides an insight to the role of cosmonauts in the global space programme of the future. Reviews the training both of Russian cosmonauts in other countries and of foreign cosmonauts in Star City

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780387218946
ISBN-10: 0387218947
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 170mm x 21mm)
Pages: 420
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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