Books tagged: cold war tensions

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Binary Bingo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A short Sci-Fi mystery... A humorous, clever, fast-paced sci-fi mystery about eReaders, Numbers Stations, international espionage, and space travelers – and about a man who’s caught in the middle of all this. A hard-science fiction story told with a light touch. If this doesn’t make you pause a finger over the ‘ON’ button of your eReader, better start reading!
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.