Books tagged: soviet space

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Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.
Rockets and People, Volume I - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Early Years Through World War II, Nazi Missile Technology (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Rockets and People, Volume II: Creating a Rocket Industry - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Sputnik, Moon, Mars, Launch Pad Disasters, ICBMs (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 304,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Rockets and People, Volume III: Hot Days of the Cold War - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, ICBMs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Gagarin, Vostok and Soyuz, Lunar Landing (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 310,260. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In this third volume of the series, Chertok describes the historical launch of the first cosmonaut, Yuriy Gagarin. He also discusses several different aspects of the burgeoning Soviet missile and space programs of the early 1960s, including the development of early ICBMs, reconnaissance satellites, the Cuban missile crisis, the first Soviet communications satellite Molniya-1, and more.
The Difficult Road to Mars, A Brief History of Mars Exploration in the Soviet Union - The Inside Story of Numerous Mission Failures from Russia's Leading Spacecraft Designer (NASA NP-1999-06-251-HQ)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating account by the leading designer for Mars and Venus spacecraft in the Soviet Union during the early days of Mars exploration, V.G. Perminov, at a time when many missions to the Red Planet were abject failures.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 1: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967, Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70 - Sputnik, Vostok, Luna, Zond, Soyuz, Manned Moon Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 331,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports begins with this reproduction of two truly historic documents: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967 and Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 3: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-75 - Facilities and Hardware, Manned and Unmanned, Bioastronautics, Civil and Military
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 239,150. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-1975, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 4: Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 - Launch Vehicles, Political Goals and Purposes, International Cooperation In Space, Future
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,170. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1976-1980, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 5: Soviet Space Programs: 1981-87 - Piloted Space Activities, Launch Vehicles, Launch Sites, and Tracking Support
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports concludes with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1981-87, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.