A Review of a Government of India Translation of the Russian Book, Artificial Satellites of the Earth.

by Frederic S. Nyland


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A review of Viktor P. Petrov's Artificial Satellites of the Earth, authorized English edition by B. S. Sharma of the Defence Science Laboratory, Government of India. The reviewer points out that the technical material in the book is somewhat scanty and derivative, and that most of the non-technical content could be classified as propaganda. The book is not recommended for the specialist.

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