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Red moon rising sputnik and the hidden rivalries that ignited the space age

by Brzezinski, Matthew, 1965-

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The behind-the-scenes story of the fierce battles on earth that launched the superpowers into space. Khrushchev was frustrated at America's U-2 spy plane, which flew too high to be shot down. But Russia's chief rocket designer, had an answer: an artificial satellite that would orbit the earth and cr... Full description

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