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so long was Korolev not known to U.S. engineers. very interesting,Published 6 months ago by garth lippmann
I regret never having picked up this book before. This is far more than a bio of an unknown space pioneer. Read morePublished on March 10, 2014 by firecoalman
Touched by the pathos of this great man, left in an evil system. His remarks about van bruan, are moving. Read morePublished on February 24, 2014 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 on November 13, 2013 by Dr. Morbius
I felt this was the textbook of the Russian space program, extremely detailed and cannot read it like a novel. Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by Michael Wright
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
This book on Korolev is good, but it is rather slow at times. It is interesting how he pushed the Soviet program to beat the Americans at the space race, yet he had no ill... Read morePublished on December 20, 2009 by Book Reader