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Sputnik/Explorer I

The cold war served as the backdrop of the competition to find out which superpower—the United States or the Soviet Union—could reach outer space first. On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launc… (See Below for Full Description)
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The cold war served as the backdrop of the competition to find out which superpower—the United States or the Soviet Union—could reach outer space first. On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, and the space race was officially on. Well-crafted prose, specific biographical sketches, and striking images make Sputnik/Explorer I: The Race to Conquer Space an enthralling description of this unforgettable time in modern history.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9357-3
ISBN-10 791093573
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0424-9
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Milestones in American History
Author Samuel Willard Crompton
Publication Date 6/1/2007
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Biographical sidebars. Excerpts from primary source documents. Chronology. Timeline. Bibliography. Further reading. Footnotes. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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