Voices of the Soviet Space Program

Voices of the Soviet Space Program

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In this remarkable oral history, Slava Gerovitch presents interviews with the men and women who witnessed Soviet space efforts firsthand. Rather than comprising a qmaster narrative, q these fascinating and varied accounts bring to light the often divergent perspectives, experiences, and institutional cultures that defined the Soviet space program.For details of the Voskhod 2 mission, when manual attitude control was for the first time used in an emergency, see Siddiqi, Challenge to Apollo, pp. ... discrepancy between the predicted and actual velocities, concluded that the automatic rendezvous system was malfunctioning, and shut it off. ... see Rex Hall and David J. Shayler, Soyuz: A Universal Spacecraft (Chichester, UK: Springer/ Praxis, 2003), p.

Title:Voices of the Soviet Space Program
Author:Slava Gerovitch
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-12-17


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