Salyut - the First Space Station : Triumph and Tragedy

By (author) Ivanovich, Grujica S.

This remarkable book gives a comprehensive account of the longest manned space mission of the time. It details for the first time the people involved and the crews assigned to operate the first space station Salyut. The book portrays the selection of the crews, dramatic flights and tragedy of Soyuz 11. Biographies of the Soyuz 11 cosmonauts are published for the first time in English. The book relates discussions between the key personnel, and investigates the causes of the tragedy. The book ends with memories of all those affected by the DOS program and the tragedy of Soyuz 11 and looks forward to a continuation of the historic mission of Salyut.

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  • From Almaz to Salyut.- DOS-1 crews.- Salyut in space.- The drama of the Granites.- Mutiny at the cosmodrome.- Dobrovolskiy, Volkov and Patsayev.- Home in orbit.- Science and conflicts.- The fire.- Drawing away from the station.- Cosmonauts dead on landing.- Farewell.- Thirteen seconds to eternity.- The fall of the Chief Designer.- Memories.

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書名 Salyut - the First Space Station : Triumph and Tragedy
著作者等 Ivanovich, Grujica S.
書名別名 Triumph and Tragedy
シリーズ名 Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration
出版元 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
刊行年月 2008.05.26
ページ数 454p
大きさ H235 x W155
ISBN 9780387735856
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国