Synopses & Reviews
This illustrated book about the history of man in space covers the 50 year quest for the final frontier from the first spaceflight to today’s missions and beyond. Covers US and Soviet space race, and charts the progress of technology needed to launch men into space. Space Flight includes a look at future planned space missions. Foreword by Buzz Aldrin.
Giles Sparrow studied astronomy at University College, London and science communication at Imperial College, London. He has acted as a consultant on and contributor to numerous popular science books. He is the author of several books, including The Universe and How to See It and was a major contributor to DK’s Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide.