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Author Siddiqi, Asif A., 1966-

Title Sputnik and the Soviet space challenge / Asif A. Siddiqi.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2003.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  629.4 Sid    AVAILABLE
Description xx, 527 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Challenge to Apollo. Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Presage -- First steps -- Stalin and the rocket -- Sputnik -- Designing the first spaceship -- Organizing for the space program -- Gagarin -- Looking to the future -- Space politics -- "There are more things in Heaven and Earth ..." -- Three steps to the moon.
Subject Astronautics -- Soviet Union -- History.
Space race -- History.
Added Author Siddiqi, Asif A., 1966- Challenge to Apollo.
ISBN 081302627X (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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