Stepping Stones to the Stars: The Story of Manned Spaceflight

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A history of manned spaceflight, from Vostok to the Shuttle, including rare photographs from the Russian space program and a foreword by a former Space Shuttle commander Beginning with a short history of the evolution of the rocket, this story of manned spaceflight moves on to the first manned rocket flights by both the Americans and the Russians. It also includes the little-known story of what is thought to be the earliest manned rocket flight, said to have taken place in 1933 on the island of Rugen in the Baltic under ...

Stepping Stones to the Stars: The Story of Manned Spaceflight 2010, History Press

ISBN-13: 9780752454092

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