This, fifty years after Sputnik, is the definitive book on the Russian space program. The author covers all the key elements of the current Russian space program, including both manned and unmanned missions. He examines the various types of unmanned applications programs as well as the crucial military program, and even analyzes the infrastructure of production, launch centres and tracking. Youall also find discussion of the commercialization of the program and its relationship with western companies. Russiaas current space experiment is also put in a comparative global context. Strong emphasis is placed on Russiaas future space intentions and on new programs and missions in prospect.... KBKhA Voronezh, TsAGI (Central Institute for Aero Hydrodynamics) and the Raduga Design Bureau, along with some support from NASA and ... The next stage is to test an 8-m-long liquidhydrogen scramjet engine called Igla (aneedlea in English) on a Strela rocket suborbital ... (FLPP), begun in the early 2000s to look at launcher possibilities to come after the Ariane 5, called new-generation launchers.
|Title||:||The Rebirth of the Russian Space Program|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-11-25|