Simon & Schuster
This beautifully illustrated anthology illuminates twenty-five extraordinary stories of space exploration, adventure, and human achievement, from a leading expert in human spaceflight.
Launch Yourself into the Great Unknown.
The universe has always fascinated humans, but only a few have been daring enough to travel beyond the surface of the Earth. From the first man and woman in space to the moon landings to building the International Space Station in orbit, the history of space exploration is filled with peril, bravery, and strokes of genius.
In this beautifully illustrated anthology, spaceflight expert Libby Jackson reveals the best true stories of humankind’s thrilling journey to the stars and beyond.
Libby Jackson is one of Britain’s leading experts in human spaceflight, having spent over a decade working at the forefront of the field. Space was her childhood passion and after completing degrees in physics at Imperial College London and astronautics and space engineering at Cranfield University, she has worked in the space industry ever since. Libby is passionate about sharing stories of human spaceflight and encouraging young people to follow their passions in life.