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Desert Moonfire: The Men Who Raced to Space

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Across a century of war, social revolution and scientific innovation, two men chased their space dreams. Blending non-fiction and poetry, Siobhan Logan explores the extraordinary feats of rocketeers Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolev.

From spaceflight clubs to gulags and concentration camps, Desert Moonfire does not flinch from the darker side of the moon race. In a narra
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Published 2020 by Space Cat Press
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John Fulton
Jun 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A superb history of the two men who drove the race into space with their obsession with rocketry - Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolev. Covering the parallel lives of both men, from von Braun's childhood through his Nazi years to becoming "Dr. Space", an American celebrity and a hero of the US space programme; and Korolev's survival of the Soviet regime, his time in a gulag, and his eventual return to favour as the secret director of the Soviet space programme, his leading role only made known ...more
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