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Epic rivalry : the inside story of the Soviet and American space race / Von Hardesty and Gene Eisman.

By: Hardesty, Von, 1939-.
Contributor(s): Eisman, Gene | Khrushchev, Sergei.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2007Description: xxvii, 275 p., [64] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), 1 map, ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781426201196 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1426201192 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Space race -- Soviet Union -- History | Space race -- United States -- History | Astronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Astronautics -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century | Manned space flight -- History | Outer Space -- Exploration -- United States -- History | Outer space -- Exploration -- Soviet Union -- HistoryDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Arrow to the future -- The great trophy hunt -- Space and the Cold War -- Sputnik nights -- The human dimension -- Portals to the cosmos -- The space race quickens -- A distant prize -- Old visions, new realities.
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 629.78:93 HARDESTY (Browse shelf) Available 2402550713

Foreword by Sergei Khrushchev.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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