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Island in the Sky: The International Space Station
Bizony tells how the International Space Station--upon which construction is slated to begin in November 1997--will be assembled in orbit during an extended sequence of shuttle flights, dockings, and space walks over the next five years. With unrivaled access to NASA and the astronautic sources worldwide, his lively text contains a wealth of information. 100 photos, 60 in ...more
Paperback, 141 pages
Published November 15th 1996 by Aurum Press
(first published 1996)
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Piers Bizony is a science journalist and space historian who writes for magazines such as Focus and Wired as well as the Independent. His award-winning book on Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey was described as 'full of sparkling enthusiasm' by the New Scientist and 'excellent, in every way worthy of Kubrick's original precision-crafted vision' by the Evening Standard.More about Piers Bizony