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Russia's Cosmonauts by Rex Hall
Book DescriptionThere 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 DetailsISBN: 9780387218946
(244mm x 170mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rex Hall
First Soviet Cosmonaut Team, Paperback (November 2008)
This is a detailed and highly readable account of the history, training and experiences of the first group of twenty cosmonauts selected by the Soviet Union. There are many previously unpublished photographs of the USSR's so called "missing" candidates.
Soyuz, Paperback (May 2003)
Provides a history of the Soyuz spacecraft programme from conception, through development to its use.
Rocket Men, Paperback (April 2001)» View all books by Rex Hall
Reviews the Soviet demonstration of technological progress from both the developmental and operational aspects which were clouded in secrecy and in direct contrast to the high profile American programme. This book talks about the multi-crewed Voskhod series which followed the single-seat Vostok, expected to compete with the Gemini programme.
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