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Sputnik to space shuttle

by Iain Nicolson

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Iain Nicolson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL793 .N54 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2861871M
    ISBN 100396082319
    LC Control Number84024716
    OCLC/WorldCa11371123

    With the launch of Sputnik 1, the Space Age had been born and the world would be different ever after. Sputnik 1, launched on 4 October from the Soviet Union's rocket testing facility in the desert near Tyuratam in the Kazakh Republic, proved a decidedly unspectacular satellite that probably should not have elicited the horrific reaction. Title: Book-Review - Sputnik to Space Shuttle: Authors: Nicholson, I. Publication: Science, Vol, NO/SEP27, P, (Sci Homepage)Publication Date.

    Sputnik and the space race summary articles ROOM: The Space magazine is one of the prominent magazines on space exploration, technology and industry. At ROOM, we share a common objective – promotion of peaceful space exploration for the benefit of humankind, all while bringing you fascinating articles on a plethora of trending topics. The Sputnik Program was a series of five space missions launched by the Soviet Union in the late s. There are a variety of other classes of Soviet spacecraft that are referred to as "Sputniks" by Americans, however only the first five were part of the Soviet Sputnik Program.

      The Inside Story of Sputnik's Effect on the US Space Program An embarrassment for the US at the outset of the space race eventually gave way to a period of scientific diplomacy with Soviet. The Space Shuttle: Roles, Missions and Accomplishments. New York: Wiley, This comprehensive book about the Space Shuttle describes its origins, operations, and explorations, as well as discussing weightlessness, exploration, and outposts. The book also contains a Space Shuttle mission log, glossary, and bibliography. Hoversten, Size: 2MB.


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I read this book and while spaceflight's greatest triumphs and tragedies are covered, including the Sputnik launch, Vostok 1 and 6, the Mercury and Gemini programs, the epic Apollo missions to the Moon, the Challenger and Columbia space shuttle explosions, and the Space Shuttle program, it also covers the Hubble Space Telescope, the Chandra X-ray telescope, epic unmanned space /5(22).

The launch the world's first satellite was the birth of the Space Age. Sputnik 1 and Sputnik 2 sent a shockwave through the American public. Genre/Form: Popular works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicolson, Iain. Sputnik to space shuttle.

New York: Dodd, Mead, © (OCoLC) Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age History changed on October 4,when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 inches in diameter), weighed only kg. or pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path.

With the launch of a basketball-size satellite on October 4,the Soviet Union ushered in the “Space Age” and changed the world. Sputnik 1, launched from the Soviet Union’s rocket test site near Tyuratam, Kazakhistan, was a mere pound “hunk of iron almost anybody could launch,” as a U.S.

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