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"shows how the space program transformed the east central Florida coast from a traditional citrus production and tourist area into one of the most influential high-tech centers in the nation." - Gainesville Sun
"Accomplishes a quantum leap in the historical understanding of Soviet space explorations."
"A monumental accomplishment."
--The Russian Review
"It is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most important space history books ever published."
"This is a complex tale, and Siddiqi skillfully weaves together the technical, personal and political developments that shaped the Soviet space programme from the end of the Second World War up to the early 1970s. Well-written and thoroughly researched, this book will likely be the definitive history of the Soviet manned space programme for many years to come. Truly a 'must-have' for anyone interested in this period."