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Boldly going where no pop-sci book has gone before, this is an exploration of the coming reality of personal space travel - for anyone who wanted to be an astronaut when they grew up.
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Even casual popular science readers will be hard pressed not to find some fascination within these pages... A compulsive read. -- Big Issue
He writes with the easy tone you'd want to hear from your space pilot.
-- The Times
If a space revolution really is on the way, this book is an engaging way of getting up-to-speed.
-- BBC Focus
[A] fascinating eulogy to space travel. -- Guardian
PIERS BIZONY has written widely about science, film, history and space. His book The Man Who Ran the Moon tells the story of James E. Webb, the brilliant yet controversial administrator who led NASA as it reached for the moon. Bizony has recently completed Atom, a major tie-in book for a BBC series, about the ideas and personalities that shaped modern quantum theory.
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Book Description Portobello Books, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Published In 2008 : 1st. Edition : 1st. Printing : Full Printing Numbers Listed , 1 - 9 : Portobello Books : Faint Face Rubbing To The Dust Wrapper : Otherwise , As New Throughout : Overall , A Very Nice Book : Seller Inventory # 53 - 15381
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Book Description Portobello Books Ltd, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1846271258_abe_bn