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    • The First Space Race: Launching the World's First Satellites

    • Centennial of Flight Series
    • By: Matthew A. Bille, Erika Lishock
    • Narrated by: Kirk O. Winkler
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The First Space Race reveals the inside story of an epic adventure with world-altering stakes. From 1955 to 1958, American and Soviet engineers battled to capture the world's imagination by successfully launching the world's first satellite. The race to orbit featured two American teams led by rival services - the US Army and the Navy - and a Soviet effort so secret that few even knew it existed. This race ushered in the Space Age with a saga of science, politics, technology, engineering, and human dreams.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • it was just ok. Pretty dry.

    • By Jd on 01-26-17

    Regular price: $19.95