Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge: The Soviet Space Race with Apollo

First published by NASA in 2000 as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mid-1970s. Written by 2002 IDRF Fellow Asif Siddiqi. Buy from Amazon.

Title
Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge: The Soviet Space Race with Apollo
Author
Siddiqi, Asif A.
Published
University Press of Florida, 2003
ISBN
978-0813026275
Citation
Siddiqi, Asif A., Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge: The Soviet Space Race with Apollo (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003).