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2 edition of Soviet Space Race with Apollo found in the catalog.

Soviet Space Race with Apollo

Asif A. Siddiqi

Soviet Space Race with Apollo

by Asif A. Siddiqi

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9476993M
    ISBN 100613920260
    ISBN 109780613920261

      Take a journey back in time to the Soviet side of the space race. One new book transports readers back to the early days of Soviet spaceflight with an unbelievable collection of stunning, colorful Author: Chelsea Gohd.   Volume 2: The Soviet Space Race With Apollo Edited again-- Looks like Siddiqi has also published the translated memoirs of Boris Chertok, .

    ""Impact of U.S. and Soviet Space Programs on World Opinion," 7 July " "Impact of U.S. and Soviet Space Programs on World Opinion," 7 July Nasa, 7 July   —Asif Siddiqi, author of Challenge to Apollo: The Soviet Union and the Space Race, From the Publisher With this month's 50th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite, and the forthcoming 50th anniversary in of the establishment of NASA, there are many new books to whet the appetites of space Brand: National Geographic Society.

    Perhaps the world's greatest technological achievement - and a triumph of American spirit and ingenuity - the Apollo 11 mission, and the entire Apollo program, was a mammoth undertaking involving more than , men and women dedicated to putting a man on the Moon and winning the Space Race . In , Soviet Chief Designer Sergei Korolev, who presided over the country’s largest missile and space firm, had managed to get approval for a series of heavy-lift rockets designated “N” (for nosityel or “carrier” in Russian), with the ability (by ) to lift about 80 tons of payload to Earth orbit. The rationale for these rockets Author: Asif Siddiqi.


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Soviet Space Race with Apollo by Asif A. Siddiqi Download PDF EPUB FB2

In my opinion, more extensive books on the Soviet rocket and space flight story are “Rockets and People, Volume 2 – Creating a Rocket Industry” and Volume 4 – “The Moon Race” by Boris Chertok/5(16).

The moon race culminated with the historic landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in (coincidentally the first Soviet unmanned moon probe crashed on its surface while the American astronauts were at Tranquility Base).

The epic story of the Soviet space program remained shrouded in /5. First published by NASA in as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the : University Press of Florida.

Siddiqi's book, Challenge to Apollo, should be considered the definitive book on the Soviet's attempt to beat the American's to the moon.

There is no other book that covers in such detail all of the individuals, industrial associations, and "manufacturers" that were involved with the soviet space Cited by:   The “Moonrise” podcast chronicled the race to the moon, weaving together stories of science fiction’s influence, Cold War nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the Soviet Union Author: Lillian Cunningham.

Taking advantage of the Soviet archives, which were opened in the s, Siddiqi has written a groundbreaking work that examines why the Soviet Union fell behind in the space race of the s after changing the course of human history with the first artificial satellite launch, Sputnik, in   Taking advantage of the Soviet archives, which were opened in the s, Siddiqi has written a groundbreaking work that examines why the Soviet Union fell behind in the space race of the s after changing the course of human history with the first artificial satellite launch /5.

First published by NASA in as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mids.

Challenge To Apollo: The Soviet Union and The Space Race, Item Preview This book is, in essence, sixteen years in the making. First attempted to compile a history of the Soviet space program in author put together a rough chronology of the main events.

A decade later, while living on a couch in a college friend's apartment. - Buy The Soviet Space Race with Apollo book online at best prices in India on Read The Soviet Space Race with Apollo book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(14).

40 rows  This is a timeline of first achievements in spaceflight from the first intercontinental ballistic. Kosmicheskaya programma v SSSR), commonly known as the Soviet space program, was the national space program of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) active from the 's until the federation's disbandment in out of 5 stars Soviet Space Race With Apollo adds flesh to the rumours.

Reviewed in Canada on Septem For anyone who has an interest in the space race, or the Soviet space program, this book is a must read. It covers the Mishin years as chief designer, and chronicles the downfall of the soviet manned lunar orbital, and lunar /5(16).

Buy The Soviet Space Race with Apollo by Siddiqi, Asiya (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). First published by NASA in as "Challenge to Apollo", this volume, together with a second volume entitled "Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge", presents a comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programmes covering a period of 30 years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon programme in the mids/5(14).

One of these Americans was James Oberg, a NASA space engineer from to who speaks Russian and has written multiple books about the U.S. and Soviet space programs. First published by NASA in as ""Challenge to Apollo"", this volume, together with a second volume entitled ""Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge"", presents a comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programmes covering a period of 30 years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon programme in the /5(26).

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the soviet space race with apollo book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Soviet Space Race With Apollo. the only one I found that has any information about the soviet space program is Janes Spaceflight Directory.

my copy was printed in before the challenger disaster but it was fairly comprehensive. many of the soviet spacecraft failed at their. Winner of the Emme Award for Astronautical Literature, First published by NASA in as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mids.

"The Soviet Space Race with Apollo was originally the second half of Challenge to Apollo: The Soviet Union and the Space Race,a single volume published in by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the NASA History Series.

The early space race was really a chase, with the United States trailing its superpower rival — the So­-viet Union — badly. The Soviets took a strong lead by tossing Sputnik 1 into Earth. First published by NASA in as Challenge to Apollo (NASA SP ), these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mids.