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The Resource Sputnik : the shock of the century, Paul Dickson

Sputnik : the shock of the century, Paul Dickson

Label
Sputnik : the shock of the century
Title
Sputnik
Title remainder
the shock of the century
Statement of responsibility
Paul Dickson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the personal and political events surrounding the launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union in 1957 and provides a glimpse into the lives of the people responsible for creating the first man-made object in space
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickson, Paul
Dewey number
629.46/0947
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL796.5.S652
LC item number
S664 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sputnik satellites
  • Artificial satellites, Russian
  • Astronautics and state
  • United States
  • Sputnik
  • Satélites Sputnik
  • Satélites artificiales rusos
  • Astronáutica y Estado
  • Estados Unidos
Label
Sputnik : the shock of the century, Paul Dickson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sputnik night -- Gravity fighters -- Vengeance rocket -- An open sky -- The birth of Sputnik -- Red Monday -- Dog days -- American birds -- Ike scores -- Sputnik's legacy -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm46732394
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780802713650
Lccn
2001026156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46732394
  • (OCoLC)46732394
Label
Sputnik : the shock of the century, Paul Dickson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sputnik night -- Gravity fighters -- Vengeance rocket -- An open sky -- The birth of Sputnik -- Red Monday -- Dog days -- American birds -- Ike scores -- Sputnik's legacy -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm46732394
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780802713650
Lccn
2001026156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46732394
  • (OCoLC)46732394

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