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Russian Planetary Exploration By Brian Harvey

Russian Planetary Exploration by Brian Harvey

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Summary

Illustrated with photographs from Soviet Venus and Mars probes, images of spacecraft, diagrams of flight paths and maps of landing sites, this book draws on published scientific papers, archives, memoirs and other material. The program's scientific and engineering legacy is also addressed, within the Soviet space effort as a whole.

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Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy and Prospects by Brian Harvey

Illustrated with photographs from Soviet Venus and Mars probes, images of spacecraft, diagrams of flight paths and maps of landing sites, this book draws on published scientific papers, archives, memoirs and other material. The text reviews Soviet engineering techniques and science packages, as well the difficulties which ruined several missions. The program's scientific and engineering legacy is also addressed, within the Soviet space effort as a whole.

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From the reviews:

Brian Harvey ... has produced an excellent work in this latest volume. ... Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy and Prospects, an equally good account of Soviet/Russian planetary exploration. ... Anyone with an interest in the history of Soviet/Russian space activities would find ... illuminating and rewarding. (Liftoff, Issue 239, 2007)

Table of Contents

Aelita.- First plans.- The first Mars, Venus probes.- OKB Lavochkin.- First landfall on Venus, Mars.- The high summer of Soviet planetary exploration, 1975-1986.- Phobos, crisis and decline.- Returning to the planets?.- The legacy.

Additional information

NPB9780387463438
9780387463438
0387463437
Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy and Prospects by Brian Harvey
New
Paperback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
20070124
354
N/A
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