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Description - Reconsidering Sputnik by Roger D. Launius

This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of scientific spacecraft that began exploring the universe. An introductory essay by Pulitzer Prize winner Walter A. McDougall sets the context for Sputnik and its significance at the end of the twentieth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789057026232
ISBN-10: 9057026236
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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