The Sputniks Crisis and Early United States Space Policy: A Critique of the Historiography of Space (Studies in Military and Strategic History) (Paperback)

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An examination of American space policy in the 12 years after World War II and in particular of the reaction provoked by the launching of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957. In the author's opinion the truth of what occurred in this period has been clouded by confusion and misinformation.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349119837
ISBN-10: 1349119830
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 1991
Pages: 286
Language: English
Series: Studies in Military and Strategic History