The Politics of Space: A Comparison of the Soviet and American Space Programs

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The Politics of Space: A Comparison of the Soviet and American Space Programs

By William H. Schauer
Holmes & Meier, 1976
317 pp. $24.50
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An informative and extensive study of the Soviet space program since sputnik, which also examines efforts toward international cooperation and draws some useful comparisons with the American space program. Political motivations, economic incentives and military aims are all carefully scrutinized.