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Herman Oberth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the Fathers of Rocketry. Inventor of the Multistage Rocket & A Believer in OFOs With Intelligent Beings on Far Away Planets in the Universe
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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.