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.Triumph and Tragedy Grujica S. Ivanovich. 3. Salyut. in. space. FINAL PREPARATIONS As the cosmonauts were training for flights to the first space station, on 2 March 1971 the ... The Council had been formed in late 1947by Sergey Korolev to oversee the technical management of rocket and spacecraft development.
|Title||:||Salyut - The First Space Station|
|Author||:||Grujica S. Ivanovich|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-10-22|