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Russians in Space; The men, the rockets, the flights - and the scientists behind them
Russians in Space The men the rockets the flights - and the scientists behind them Author:Evgeny Riabchikov, Gary Daniels (translator) Here is a comprehensive, authoritative view of the Soviet space program, as never before seen in the West: — *The planning, development, and accomplishments of every major Russian space shot, from Sputniks to the space dogs to single and multiple manned launchings - and Soviet priorities for the future - as seen by the scientists and engineers wh... more »o run the program.
* A brief history of Russian rocketry....
* A revealing glimpse of the shock, pain, and profound self-examination that followed the tragic death of Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, when his spacecraft's parachute failed.
* A vivid record of the cosmonauts' rigorous tests and training exercises....