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Reconsidering Sputnik
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Walter A. McDougall Introduction: Was Sputnik Really a Saltation?
Part 1: Roger D. Launius Space Flight in the Soviet Union
Part 2: Robert W. Smith A Setting for the International Geophysical Year
Part 3: Ramifications and Reactions
Glenn P. Hastedt Epilogue: Sputnik and Technological Surprise

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Robert W. Smith, Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon

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"This well-documented book is...highly recommended for all readers who want a balanced view of historical developments in the space race and its associated politics. All levels." - W. E. Howard III, formerly, Universities Space Research Association (Choice)

"Fascinating even outside its space context....Sufficiently different and unique to warrant attention....This well-documented book is presented in three parts....Particularly interesting is an excellent 23-page epilogue by G.P. Hastedt....Highly recommended for all readers who want a balanced view of historical developments in the space race and its associated politics."

'This well-documented book is...highly recommended for all readers who want a balanced view of historical developments in the space race and its associated politics. All levels.' - W. E. Howard III, formerly, Universities Space Research Association (Choice)

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