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The Resource Eisenhower's Sputnik moment : the race for space and world prestige, Yanek Mieczkowski, (electronic book)

Eisenhower's Sputnik moment : the race for space and world prestige, Yanek Mieczkowski, (electronic book)

Label
Eisenhower's Sputnik moment : the race for space and world prestige
Title
Eisenhower's Sputnik moment
Title remainder
the race for space and world prestige
Statement of responsibility
Yanek Mieczkowski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Mieczkowski, Yanek
Dewey number
973.921092
Index
index present
LC call number
E835
LC item number
.M47 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Eisenhower, Dwight David
  • Artificial satellites, Russian
  • Sputnik satellites
  • Astronautics and state
  • United States
Label
Eisenhower's Sputnik moment : the race for space and world prestige, Yanek Mieczkowski, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What was the Sputnik "panic"? -- The most fateful decision of his presidency? -- Eisenhower's reaction to Sputnik -- Space and Eisenhower's principles -- Cheerleader-in-chief -- Gloom, gloom, gloom -- High in space, low on earth -- Eisenhower's rival -- Radical moves -- Order from chaos -- Defeat and a score -- Priorities versus prestige -- Satellites, Saturn, spacemen -- Voyages, images, mirages -- Space and prestige in the 1960 race -- Eisenhower versus Kennedy
Control code
ebr10656287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 358 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780801451508
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Eisenhower's Sputnik moment : the race for space and world prestige, Yanek Mieczkowski, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What was the Sputnik "panic"? -- The most fateful decision of his presidency? -- Eisenhower's reaction to Sputnik -- Space and Eisenhower's principles -- Cheerleader-in-chief -- Gloom, gloom, gloom -- High in space, low on earth -- Eisenhower's rival -- Radical moves -- Order from chaos -- Defeat and a score -- Priorities versus prestige -- Satellites, Saturn, spacemen -- Voyages, images, mirages -- Space and prestige in the 1960 race -- Eisenhower versus Kennedy
Control code
ebr10656287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 358 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780801451508
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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