Parabolic Reading List – SpaceShipOne: An Illustrated History

The future always starts somewhere. Dan Linehan’s richly-illustrated history of SpaceShipOne is essential for anyone interested in the origins of space tourism. From the genius of Burt Rutan to the bravery of the test pilots who wrestled with an untested machine, Linehan puts you into the cockpit for a wild ride. Beautifully illustrated with 300 photos, this must-read book features in-depth interviews, flight logs, and many never-before-published details of Scaled Composites’ successful effort to win the Ansari X Prize. He also gives readers a detailed look at Richard Branson’s efforts to use this technology to send thousands of people into space. Put it in your library today!