Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America to the Moon

Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America to the Moon
Author: James Harford
Language English
Pages: 432
ISBN10: 0471327212
Genre: Space
Goodreads Rating: 4.15
ISBN13: 9780471327219
Published: March 25th 1999 by Wiley

This text details and analyzes the history of the Soviet space programme and tells the story of its charismatic founder Sergei Korolev. Although virtually unknown both in his own country and in the West, Korolev is considered by experts to be as, if not more, important than Wernher von Braun.