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Orbits of Peace and Progress Pavel Popovich

Orbits of Peace and Progress

Pavel Popovich

Published 1988
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Hardcover
304 pages
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The book has been written to mark the 30th anniversary of the first artificial Earth satellite launched by the Soviet Union in October, 1957. This is a fascinating narrative told by cosmonauts, scientists and journalists. From its pages the readerMoreThe book has been written to mark the 30th anniversary of the first artificial Earth satellite launched by the Soviet Union in October, 1957. This is a fascinating narrative told by cosmonauts, scientists and journalists. From its pages the reader will learn how, in a short time, the Soviet Union built its aerospace industry and sent a human being to near space for the first time in history.