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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 24 days 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 14 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 16 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 23 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