Abramov / Skoog

Russian Spacesuits

Springer Book Archives
1st Edition. 2003. Buch. xxxiv, 366 S.: Bibliographien. Softcover
Springer ISBN 978-1-85233-732-2
Format (B x L): 17 x 24,4 cm
Gewicht: 840 g
In englischer Sprache
Das Werk ist Teil der Reihen:
This is the very first ‘inside story’ of a key part of the Soviet manned space programme, detailing the development of Soviet/Russian spacesuits. The authors, as participants in the programme, provide details of events, previously unknown in the West, including their technical development. These space suits were an important part of the many Soviet firsts in the space race – Yuri Gagarin’s flight, Valentina Tereskova, the first woman in space, the first space walk by Alexei Leonov, and the first transfer on orbit from one spacecraft to another.

All previous books on Soviet manned space flights focus on the spacecraft and cosmonaut teams. This book provides a total overview of the successful Soviet/Russian development of space suits and subsequent space walks from Vostok to MIR and ISS.



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First publication by russian authors detailing the history of the development of soviet/russian spacesuits Written from the unique perspective of scientists directly involved in the development of spacesuits from the very beginning of the programme Includes material described from first-hand experience which is unavailable elsewhere, since the developments described were cloaked in secrecy at the time and many of the relevant archives have been lost Describes not only the detailed technical development of the spacesuits, but the ongoing programme and evolution of their design, together with the administrative politics involved for the team who made it happen