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This is a very well done description of the race to be the first to the moon that was such a major event of the Cold War 60s, The American side of this race has been told before,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brian Lewis
I just finished this work by Deborah Cadbury. As pointed out by other reviewers, this work tracks the evolution and early development of the U.S. Read morePublished 9 months ago by W. C. HAKE
This is a very well researched and pieced together book about the dynamics of the space race between the U.S and U.S.S.R. Contains good bibliographical references. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Hugh Lowther
First i wanna say thank God for the library, because that is where i first got my hands on this book and i admire the organization the author has in retelling a part of history... Read morePublished on November 18, 2013 by Sebastian Garcia
Just great. Provides previously unknown information of this struggle. I haven't finished yet, but the real reason for the Soviet defeat is the rapid development of the Saturn V-... Read morePublished on April 15, 2013 by Aloysius I. Reisz
I came to maturity during the great space race to the Moon, and later worked on the Space Transportation System (AKA "Space Shuttle") program. Read morePublished on November 22, 2012 by Daniel J. Knauf
I'd give this book more credit if it's title were, "The Space Race: The Personalities Behind the Rockets."
But, it's not. Read more
Non-fiction is, for me, often a struggle to read. I love stories, and while fiction can always serve my needs, I've found non-fiction usually falls short. Read morePublished on May 1, 2011 by Irishgal