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  • Russians in Space CD-ROM version 2.0, in the original Russian language (voice and text) for Windows only (3.x, 95, 98, and NT) is available by special order. ISBN 0-58137-101-2
  • As seen on CNN, the Discovery Channel, PBS's Nova site, Vremya (the Moscow evening news national feed on 04Oct97), and also in Popular Science, Astronomy, MicroTimes, and Quest magazines
  • Runs in Windows 3.x, Windows 95 & 98, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Vista. Sorry, all-Russkii version not for Mac.
  • Extremely modest hardware requirements: Only 2X CD-ROM drive or better; 640x480x256 color monitor or better; 386 CPU or better; MPC compatible sound card, and 4 megabytes of RAM or better.
  • If your computer has sound capabilities, turn on your speakers now. The music you hear is Ave Maria, which appears in the opening scenes of the program.
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  • Multimedia encyclopedia about Russian rocketry, space pioneers, and space exploration from the 16th century to the present. Contains 1 hour of video, 400 images, organized into 101 modules of 1 to 7 pages of text each. Click here for full table of contents (trans. from the Russian). Estimated running time: 24+ hours!
  • Produced to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Soviet Union's "October surprise", the successful launching of the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik, on October 4, 1957. This was the event which touched off the Space Race between the USA and the USSR.
  • Includes rare archival footage of the N-1 launch, the Soviets' ill-fated moon rocket, and an even rarer animation of the Soviet antisatellite istrebitel sputnikov (from the design bureau which built it) depicting the interception of an early American CORONA spy satellite attached to its Agena upper stage.
  • Now with your purchase, get a FREE comprehensive space database of Soviet/Russian satellites & launchers on PC-formatted 3.5 inch diskette. This diskette also includes the KOI-8 Cyrillic character set plus installer which you will need to properly view the CD-ROM. ALSO, with your purchase, receive your choice of a Almanac of Soviet Manned Space Flight.
  • Now both language versions priced the same! US$29.95 plus shipping and handling. MasterCard, Visa, American Express, your personal cheque, or postal money orders in major foreign currencies now accepted. Allow two weeks for delivery within North America, three weeks overseas. Call, email or write for a quote on express shipping.
  • The following society members will receive a 10% discount: Planetary Society, National Space Society, and ORION Product ordering information

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