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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Blazing the Trail: The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry.   

Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Francis French, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 429 pages
A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.
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Sputnik: The Shock of the Century

Paul Dickson - History - 2009 - 320 pages
On October 4, 1957, as Leave It to Beaver premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the first man-made object into space-a 184-pound satellite carrying only a ...
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Korolev: how one man masterminded the Soviet drive to beat America to the moon

James J. Harford - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 392 pages
A history of a virtually unknown genius and a team of gifted engineers who propelled the Soviet space program towards one of the 20th century's most astounding technological ...
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon, Robert W. Smith - History - 2013 - 464 pages
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA ...
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Beyond the Saga of Rocket Science: The Dawn of the Space Age

Walter Sierra - Fiction - 2016 - 344 pages
Beyond the Saga of Rocket Science is a series of four closely related books that provide an amply–illustrated, overarching perspective to a broad, non–technical audience of the ...
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Unmanned Space Missions

Erik Gregersen - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 209 pages
Presents an historical survey of unmanned space travel, examines its scientific and practical applications, profiles notable missions, and speculates about the future of ...
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