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

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

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Mieczkowski, Yanek
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • 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 resource)
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
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829990483
Label
Eisenhower's Sputnik moment : the race for space and world prestige, Yanek Mieczkowski, (electronic resource)
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
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829990483

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