The Rebirth of the Russian Space Program: 50 Years After Sputnik, New Frontiers - Space Exploration (Paperback)Brian Harvey (author)
This, fifty years after Sputnik, is the definitive book on the Russian space program. The author covers all the key elements of the current Russian space program, including both manned and unmanned missions. He examines the various types of unmanned applications programs as well as the crucial military program, and even analyzes the infrastructure of production, launch centres and tracking. You'll also find discussion of the commercialization of the program and its relationship with western companies. Russia's current space experiment is also put in a comparative global context. Strong emphasis is placed on Russia's future space intentions and on new programs and missions in prospect.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 358
Weight: 728 g
Dimensions: 170 x 240 x 20 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.
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