Tragedy and Triumph in Orbit: The Eighties and Early Nineties

Tragedy and Triumph in Orbit: The Eighties and Early Nineties

by Ben Evans


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461434290
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 614
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Ben Evans is an accomplished and experienced space writer ideally qualified to chronicle the epic story of human space exploration. In addition to writing five books for Springer/Praxis, including the first book in this series: Escaping the Bonds of Earth: The Fifties and Sixties (2009), Foothold in the Heavens – The Seventies (2010), and the most recent At Home in Space (2011). He has published numerous space and astronomy related articles in such journals as Spaceflight, Countdown, and Astronomy Now.

Table of Contents

Illustrations.- Author's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Chapter 1: "We deliver".- Chapter 2: A final Soviet salute.- Chapter 3: An age of innocence.- Chapter 4: Road to Peace.- Chapter 5: New beginnings.- Bibliography.- Index.

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