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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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The Research System in the 1980's: Public Policy Issues

John M. Logsdon - Research - 1982 - 121 pages
U.S. research institutions are undergoing significant changes from patterns established in the decade following World War II. Declining undergraduate enrollments are predicted ...
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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

J. Logsdon - Science - 2011 - 291 pages
While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source material and interviews with key participants to ...
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Nasa: A History of the U.S. Civil Space Program

Roger D. Launius - Technology & Engineering - 1994 - 276 pages
When future generations review the history of the twentieth century they will undoubtedly judge humanity's movement into space space, with both machines and people, as one of ...
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