Women in Space - Following Valentina

Women in Space - Following Valentina

by Shayler David, Ian A. Moule


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* This is the only book that provides the full story of the role of women in space exploration.

* Previously unpublished photographs of various aspects of training and participation in spaceflights are included.

* Personal interviews with female cosmonauts and astronauts.

* Traces the history of female aviation milestones from the early part of the 20th Century to the current space programme.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852337445
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 07/07/2005
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Into the wide blue yonder.- A seagull in orbit.- The Right Stuff, the wrong sex.- The rocket-plane and the Space Shuttle.- Shuttlenauts.- Sally and Svetlana.- Shuttle specialists and passengers.- Stations in space.- Earth orbit and beyond.- Conclusion.

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