The Red Rockets' Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857-1957by Asif A. Siddiqi
Pub. Date: 03/31/2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
An academic study on the birth of the Soviet space program, situating the birth of cosmic enthusiasm within Russian and Soviet history. See more details below
An academic study on the birth of the Soviet space program, situating the birth of cosmic enthusiasm within Russian and Soviet history.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. A space for science and a science for space; 2. 'Grief and genius'; 3. Imagining the cosmos; 4. Local action, state imperatives; 5. 'All of this requires investigation'; 6. Russians in Germany; 7. Cold War and the creation of the Soviet ICBM; 8. Fellow travelers; 9. Launching Sputnik; Conclusion.
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