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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 10 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 12 months ago 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 19 months ago 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 can't stress enough how fascinating this book was as an avid fan of world war 2 and space history. Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by PGTexas
Far from being a manual dealing with technical data,the author brings the main figures,Von Braun and Korolev to life,describing in great detail what sacrifices and obstacles... Read morePublished on May 21, 2012 by mahagga73
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
While there are some errors in the book, largely regarding terminology, the technology of the two space programs is not the main focus of the book. Read morePublished on March 2, 2011 by C. Ricci