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Launchers and engines

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

Russia managed to maintain its manned, military and civilian space programs to a greater or lesser degree. But, would it be able to develop and modernize its launching potential? How did Russia develop its rocket fleet in the new century?

Keywords

Communication Satellite Rocket Engine Order Book Solar Sail Space Program 
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