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The Continuing Story of The International Space Station (Springer Praxis Books), Bond, Peter
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Author Name:    Bond, Peter

Title:   The Continuing Story of The International Space Station (Springer Praxis Books)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Springer 

ISBN Number:   185233567X / 9781852335670

Seller ID:   ING9781852335670

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In this fascinating and well-written text Peter Bond describes the development and evolution of space stations. Particular emphasis is placed on the International Space Station, beginning with the revolution that began in 1970, when Salyut 1, the world's first space station was sent into orbit by the Soviet Union. Defeated in the race to the Moon, the Soviets redirected their efforts towards the conquest of near-Earth space. In the next three decades, their increasingly large and sophisticated structures rewrote the history books as cosmonauts continued to push back all space endurance records. In clear and concise language the book explains how the human exploitation of low-Earth orbit is about to change.

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