Spaceflight [3 Volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia

Spaceflight Volumes A Historical Encyclopedia From Sputnik to Soyuz Mercury to the International Space Station Spaceflight A Historical Encyclopedia spans the entire half century of space travel like no other reference ever published The

  • Title: Spaceflight [3 Volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia
  • Author: Patrick J.Walsh
  • ISBN: 9780313378690
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From Sputnik to Soyuz, Mercury 7 to the International Space Station, Spaceflight A Historical Encyclopedia spans the entire half century of space travel like no other reference ever published.The 700 articles in Spaceflight cover every human space mission, as well all significant robotic lunar and planetary space exploration programs, from the 1950s through to the 2008 SpFrom Sputnik to Soyuz, Mercury 7 to the International Space Station, Spaceflight A Historical Encyclopedia spans the entire half century of space travel like no other reference ever published.The 700 articles in Spaceflight cover every human space mission, as well all significant robotic lunar and planetary space exploration programs, from the 1950s through to the 2008 Space Shuttle and Soyuz flights While most of the encyclopedia focuses on the United States and former Soviet Union, Spaceflight goes beyond other works of this type to explore the space related initiatives of countries around the world, including long time space powers such as France, the other member nations of the European Space Agency, and the emerging space programs of China and India Many of the entries are biographical, including portraits of NASA s first five groups of astronauts, space shuttle astronauts, Russian cosmonauts, and other non U.S non Russian astronauts who have spent significant time in space.

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    1. In comparing this work to my first book, Echoes Among the Stars: A Short History of the U.S. Space Program, I've often joked that Spaceflight is "a long history of everyone's space program."As I look at the finished work, I truly believe that it's fair to say that this three volume history is definitively comprehensive in its scope, and accurate and respectful in its approach to all of the individuals and events it chronicles.I'm also proud to note that Spaceflight was a monumental labor of love [...]

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