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Sputnik into space.

Mikhail VasilК№evich VasilК№ev

Sputnik into space.

by Mikhail VasilК№evich VasilК№ev

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Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interplanetary voyages.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. and notes by William Beller. [Translated by Mervyn Savill from the Italian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL790 .V583
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6249850M
    LC Control Number58011429
    OCLC/WorldCa1259235

    Sputnik: when American fears went into orbit When the Soviets put the first man-made satellite into space, 50 years ago today, the event launched an era of US self-doubt that continues to this : James Woudhuysen. Sputnik was the first satellite into space! At Sputnik Yoga we create elevated yoga and wellness experiences through movement, sights and sounds! Go on be a Sputnik! We are a nomad yoga studio and offer pop up yoga events in LA and NYC. We also work closely with like minded brands and provide yoga activations for music festivals.

      The Space Age, and race, had erupted less than a month previously, with the launch of Sputnik 1, the first Soviet satellite, on October 4 in Due to the seismic success of that project, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev ordered leading rocket engineer Sergey Korolev back to work, in order to create a second satellite that could be in space in time for the 40th anniversary of the Bolshevik. Sputnik: The Shock of the Century is a riveting account of not just the launch of Sputnik and its aftermath, but it is also a history of the development of rocket technologies, and the race between the Soviet Union and the United States to put a man into space. In writing this book, Paul Dickson has made use of a plethora of previous classified.

    Schwartz's story was followed by a cartoon showing Sputnik orbiting the Earth. The Sputnik carried a banner titled, "Man's Quest for Knowledge." SPUTNIK 2 The Soviet Union went on to launch a series of additional Sputnik satellites. Sputnik 2, for example, carried a dog into space, named Laika. Sputnik 2 weighed pounds. artificial satellite, object constructed by humans and placed in orbit around the earth or other celestial body (see also space probe).The satellite is lifted from the earth's surface by a rocket and, once placed in orbit, maintains its motion without further rocket propulsion. The first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, was launched on Oct. 4, , by the USSR; a test payload of a radio.


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Sputnik Into Space Hardcover – January 1, by Mikhail Vassiliev (Author), aka Anatoly Blagonravov V V Dabronravov (Collaborator) See all 2 formats and Sputnik into space. book Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Sputnik into space.

book "Please retry" $ $ Author: Mikhail Vassiliev. He captures the mood of the Cold War and gives you a sense of the rude awakening the United States experienced when the USSR beat it into space. Then the book ranges into the responses of the US and the USSR to Sputnik, covering the space race to its end on the by: He captures the mood of the Cold War and gives you a sense of the rude awakening the United States experienced when the USSR beat it into space.

Then the book ranges into the responses of the US and the USSR to Sputnik, covering the space race to its end on the moon/5(29). Paul Dickson's Sputnik: The Shock of the Century is one of the few book-length overviews of the event that launched the space age.

It covers events leading up to the launch of the Soviet Union's Sputnik I satellite in Octoberand analyzes cultural and political reactions after the fact/5. First published by NASA in as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mids.

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This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of scientific spacecraft that began exploring the universe.

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It is not widely known even now that one of the reasons President Dwight D. Eisenhower and those around him did not react with alarm over Sputnik going into space ahead of an American satellite Author: Paul Dickson. Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age History changed on October 4,when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I.

The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 inches in diameter), weighed only kg. or pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path.

Sputnik 1 (/ ˈ s p ʊ t n ɪ k / or / ˈ s p ʌ t n ɪ k /; "Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Простейший Спутник-1 or Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 Octoberorbiting for three weeks before its batteries died, then silently for two more months before Launch date: 4 OctoberUTC.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vasilʹev, Mikhail Vasilʹevich. Sputnik into space. London, Souvenir Press, (OCoLC) Before Sputnik, the United States was not really racing into space.

Government officials and scientists were apparently more focused on putting something useful into orbit than on getting there.

OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Contents: Destination moon --The universe in which we live --The glorious undertaking --The motors of space ships --In space --The stages of the great offensive --The assault on the moon --Journeys to outer sibility: M.

Vassiliev ; Translated by Mervyn Savill from the Italian. Laika (Russian: Лайка; c. – 3 November ) was a Soviet space dog who became one of the first animals in space, and the first animal to orbit the Earth. Laika, a stray mongrel from the streets of Moscow, was selected to be the occupant of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 that was launched into outer space on 3 November Little was known about the impact of spaceflight on Breed: Mongrel, possibly part-husky (or part-Samoyed).

Sputnik Into Space was written by M. Vassiliev, has an Introduction and Notes by William Beller, and is illustrated with a section of older black-and-white photographs.

The book was published by The Dial Press in and is a First American Edition. The launch of the Sputnik satellite in October changed the course of human history. In the span of a few years, Soviets sent the first animal into space, the first man, and the first woman.

These events were a direct challenge to the United States and the capitalist model that claimed ownership of scientific aspiration and achievement.

Sputnik 2 would go into orbit with the final stage of the rocket attached, and engineers believed the ship’s 1,pound payload, six times as heavy as Sputnik Author: Alice George. Perhaps more significant than Sputnik, he said, were two events inthe publication of a book on “Soviet Professional Manpower” and the Soviet detonation of the hydrogen bomb.

InRudolph said, Sputnik’s launch further embarrassed the nation, shocking it into action. He captures the mood of the Cold War and gives you a sense of the rude awakening the United States experienced when the USSR beat it into space. Then the book ranges into the responses of the US and the USSR to Sputnik, covering the space race to its end on the moon/5.

The Soviet Union had launched the first artificial satellite, a new moon, on Oct. 4, Climbing out of the terrestrial gravity well, rising above the atmosphere and into orbit, Sputnik crossed.Sputnik 2 (Russian pronunciation: [ˈsputʲnʲɪk], Russian: Спутник-2, Satellite 2), or Prosteyshiy Sputnik 2 (PS-2, Russian: Простейший Спутник 2, Elementary Satellite 2) was the second spacecraft launched into Earth orbit, on 3 Novemberand the first to carry a living animal, a Soviet space dog named didn't survive any orbit, she died a few hours Operator: OKBThe Sputnik crisis was a period of public fear and anxiety in Western nations about the perceived technological gap between the United States and Soviet Union caused by the Soviets' launch of Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite.

The crisis was a significant event in the Cold War that triggered the creation of NASA and the Space Race between the two superpowers.