Paul Dickson: "Sputnik: Shock of the Century" (Walker Books

Paul Dickson: "Sputnik: Shock of the Century" (Walker Books

Journalist Paul Dickson tells the story behind the development and launch of Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit the Earth, launched by the Soviets on October 4, 1957. In his new book, Dickson puts this technological achievement into the...

Journalist Paul Dickson tells the story behind the development and launch of Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit the Earth, launched by the Soviets on October 4, 1957. In his new book, Dickson puts this technological achievement into the context of Cold War politics, science, and American culture.

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Paul Dickson

author and journalist

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