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nuclear-space age, the Soviet viewpoint

Vladimir Fedorovich PetrovskiД­

nuclear-space age, the Soviet viewpoint

by Vladimir Fedorovich PetrovskiД­

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Published by Progress Publishers in Moscow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament,
  • Security, International

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: I︠A︡derno-Kosmicheskiĭ vek, sovetskai︠a︡ tochka zrenii︠a︡.

    StatementVladimir Petrovsky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 P4613 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. --
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18393430M

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Nuclear-space age, the Soviet viewpoint by Vladimir Fedorovich PetrovskiД­ Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nuclear disarmament -- Soviet Union. Nuclear disarmament -- United States. Space weapons (International law) Soviet Union -- Defenses. United States -- Defenses. Military readiness. Nuclear disarmament.

Soviet Union. United States. INTERNATIONAL SECURITY. WAR PREVENTION. BALANCE OF POWER. DISARMAMENT. Stalin understood the military and political significance of atomic weapons and directed all available Soviet resources to obtaining this weapon.

However, he remained largely a statesman operating on the premises and experience of the pre‐nuclear age. For him, the emergence of atomic weapons made the prospect of a future war more terrifying, but no less likely. Soviet Space Mythologies provides a valuable resource for scholars and students of space history, history of technology, and Soviet (and post-Soviet) history.

View Show abstractAuthor: Galina Orlova. The nuclear age began before the Cold War. During World War II, three countries decided to build the atomic bomb: Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union. Britain put its own work aside and joined the Manhattan Project as a junior partner in The Soviet File Size: KB.

What are good books that explain how the Soviet economy worked. Was the Soviet Buran program far nuclear-space age advanced than the NASA Space Shuttle.

While Apollo 11 was orbiting the moon, the Soviet Union had a ship in orbit at the same time. Export controls in the former Soviet Union Table Soviet military design bureaus, Table Soviet military production plants, 7. Arms control and nuclear weapons in the FSU 63 The fissile material cut-off 67 IV.

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Robert Oppenheimer () The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age () The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany ()Missing: viewpoint. Russia's space agency is planning to build a nuclear-powered spaceship for manned missions to Mars, its chief announced yesterday.

Anatoly Perminov told a government meeting on Wednesday that the preliminary design could be ready by and would take nine years and cost £million to build.

Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace – which inspired some brilliant literature Francesca Kay. Vasily Grigoryevich Zaytsev (Russian: Васи́лий Григо́рьевич За́йцев, IPA: [vɐˈsʲilʲɪj ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈzajtsɨf]; 23 March – 15 December ) was a Soviet sniper during World War to 10 Novemberhe killed 32 Axis soldiers with a standard-issue rifle.

Between 10 November and 17 Decemberduring the Battle of Stalingrad Battles/wars: World War II, Eastern Front, Battle. They say we have entered into the nuclear space age. They say we must conquer outer space with the use of nuclear energy, the mighty energy bound up in the nucleus of the atoms of which all matter is made up, the terrific energy that has been made known to us by the explosion of fiendish bombs of scientific invention.

One of the more bizarre proposals of the early Space Age was a plan named Project A which called for the United States to detonate a nuclear weapon on the Moon in full view of the Soviet. DETERRING NUCLEAR WAR 2; THE SOVIET VIEW nuclear age, and the emergence of the Soviet Union out of its old siege mentality, however, Khrushchev made the leap of declaring war with capitalist.

Unfortunately, the book was written in or so and published inbefore the fall of communism in the Soviet Union. Much of the information in the book is written based on mere conjecture as the "truth" had not yet been revealed.

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I'm wondering if anyone has written a history of the space program of the Soviet Union (and maybe even into post-Communist Russia). I've seen a couple recommendations for James Orberg's "Red Star In Orbit," but this appears to be pretty inaccurate and out of date (given that it was written in with limited source info and hasn't been updated since that I can tell).

His books are the best and most comprehensive overview of the Soviet space program, and that includes Russian-language literature.

Those books he wrote are a. The long rule of Leonid Brezhnev (–) is now referred to in Russia as the “period of stagnation.” But the Soviet stance toward the United States became less overtly hostile in the early s.

Negotiations between the United States and the Soviet Union resulted in summit meetings and the signing of strategic arms limitation.2. Why is this nuclear space age not such a wonderful time in which to live, and what has scientific advance left unchanged?

2 Because of the advances of worldly science the nuclear space age suddenly broke in upon mankind. 3. Why is the isolation of any continent now a thing of the past, and why in further total warfare must all the people as well as the firers of weapons suffer?"We finally have a definitive English-language history covering the first three decades of the Soviet Union's space program.

Sixteen years in the making, Asif Siddiqi's amazingly detailed book provides a kaleidoscopic view of the technical and political evolution of Soviet missile and space projectsCited by: