The First Space Race: Launching the Worlds First Satellites
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BeschreibungFrom 1955 to 1958, American and Soviet engineers battled to launch successfully the world's first satellite. Matt Bille and Erika Lishock tell this story from both sides of the Iron Curtain.
PortraitMatt Bille is a former Air Force officer who now works on launch systems and space law. He is currently an associate with the global consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, and he works on space launch, microsatellites, and other space policy and technology projects. He is also a science writer with numerous publications on space, history, and zoology.Erika Lishock has worked extensively as a launch operations engineer on major military satellite programs and has written a number of studies on satellites and launch vehicles. She is currently an associate with Booz Allen Hamilton supporting current and future communications satellite projects. She is also an avid mountain climber and a trainer with Market America, Inc., specializing in concepts of mass customization and one-to-one marketing.
Untertitel: 'Centennial of Flight Series'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEXAS A & M UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2004
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten