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Red Moon Rising  -  Sputnik and the Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age by  Matthew Brzezinski - First Edition - 2007 - from Goldring Books (SKU: 005253)

Red Moon Rising - Sputnik and the Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age

Red Moon Rising  -  Sputnik and the Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age by  Matthew Brzezinski - First Edition - 2007 - from Goldring Books (SKU: 005253)

Red Moon Rising - Sputnik and the Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age

by Brzezinski, Matthew

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ISBN 10
0747590354
ISBN 13
9780747590354
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London: Bloomsbury, 2007. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. On 4th October 1957, at the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union secretly launched Sputnik, Earth's first ever artificial moon, no bigger than a basketball, this tiny satellite was powerd by a car battery. Transforming science fiction into reality, passing over the stunned American continent once every 101 minutes and propelling the USSR from backward totalitarian state to cutting edge superpower and pioneer of the Space Age. The book tells for the first time the full story of this real-life historical thriller and its cast of colourful characters. 22 illustrations. L. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Goldring Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
005253
Title
Red Moon Rising - Sputnik and the Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age
Author
Brzezinski, Matthew
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0747590354
ISBN 13
9780747590354
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2007
Keywords
SPACE AGE, SPUTNIK, MIKHAIL TIKHONRAVOV, SERGEI KOROLEV, MSTISLAV KELDYSHJOHN HAGEN, WERNHER VON BRAUN
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Sciences;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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