The last volume in the series on the space race between the US and the USSR, with this volume looking at the race to the moon. The last volume covers the period 1960-1980 and covers in detail the design and launch attempts on the N-1 (the failed Soviet l
Soviet cosmonauts and American astronauts changed forever how we view our planet. Two men made the fantasy of space travel into reality - Korolev in the USSR and Von Braun in the USA. The author describes the space race between these two design geniuses
The Space Race to Mars! The Red Planet has always fascinated mankind and has been the target for probes and the goals for manned spaceflight. Examines Soviet and American designs and plans - both realized and theoretical for manned and unmanned exploratio
Space technology is also military technology. Developments in ballistics served not only to further the goal of space exploration, but also allowed the development of ICBMs. The author in this volume, examines some of the military/security implications of
A history of the Soviet space program, written by a insider. The author gives his account of many of the Cosmonauts and designers in the space program. He also relates his experience in the creation of a defensive missile shield for the USSR.
The author looks at early rocket designs - from paper and theory, to some of the earliest working rocket designs of the 3rd Reich, Soviet Union and the USA. Voenno-Istoricheskaia Biblioteka. Cherno-belye i tsvetnye fotografii.
Parallel-text Russian/English. All aspects of the Russian missile and space systems. Includes: Space assets and launch systems of the Strategic Missile Forces, ABM defense systems, Rocket and Space Technology Research Center, Manned Spacecraft and st
Over 600 hi-resolution full color photos. Detailed diagrams and technical information on Russia's 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th generation strategic ballistic missiles. Covers silo- rail and road-mobile launch systems and more.