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If you are not familiar with the space race between the U.S. and Soviet Union from 1946-1969, this book would bore you. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Hugh Lowther
Sergei Pavlovich Korolev was pure genius. Largely unknown in his time and now largely forgotten, Korolev was the chief designer of the Russian space program. Read morePublished 15 months ago by John Dziadecki
I regret never having picked up this book before. This is far more than a bio of an unknown space pioneer. Read morePublished 16 months ago by firecoalman
Touched by the pathos of this great man, left in an evil system. His remarks about van bruan, are moving. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sean Patrick Innocent Dineen
A highly rich and detailed true telling of the life of Russia's Great Designer of rockets at the birth of the Space Age. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dr. Morbius
This guy burned himself out building the Soviet Space Program.
He did it like an Entrepreneur, in the Soviet Union to boot. Read more
We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of man's first orbital flight. The former USSR kept leading the space race for years until that famous Kennedy's speech. Read morePublished on April 20, 2011 by Luiz Aldo C. Fo
This is an outstanding history of the Cold War strategic arms race and space race. It centers around the biography of Korolev, yet encompasses the whole of the competition between... Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by Wikileaker
The author has done an incredible job of painting a verbal portrait of one of the world's most invisible men. Read morePublished on October 30, 2010 by WALTER MELTON