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Realizing Tomorrow: The Path to Private Spaceflight (Outward Odyssey: A People's History of S) Hardcover – 30 Jun 2011

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  • Hardcover: 344 pages
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press (30 Jun. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0803216106
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803216105
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 2.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,508,009 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Realizing Tomorrow is the compelling story of the pioneers of commercial spaceflight and their efforts to open up the final frontier to everyone."--Jeff Foust, editor and publisher of the Space Review--Jeff Foust (10/04/2010)

"With the conclusion of the space shuttle program impending, the topic of private spaceflight has never been timelier. . . . This far-reaching, well-illustrated history oriented toward the future of spaceflight should catch many an eye."--Colleen Mondor, Booklist--Colleen Mondor "Booklist "

"Many books have been written about the history of spaceflight, documenting the efforts to enter space 'for all mankind.' Realizing Tomorrow offers the first comprehensive history of what will be the future of spaceflight--'by all mankind.'"--Robert Pearlman, editor and founder of -- (10/04/2010)

"Brimming with fascinating details--and never-before-told stories--Realizing Tomorrow is a riveting account of the growth of commercial space. It is required reading for anyone who wants to know how a group of visionaries overcame great obstacles to pioneer the final frontier for profit."--Douglas Messier, editor in chief of (10/04/2010)

"Tighten your seat belt for a wonderful ride of a read that tells the incredible tale of the dedicated people who helped push the throttle forward to make private space travel reality."--Leonard David, Coalition for Space Exploration --Leonard David"Coalition for Space Exploration" (05/08/2011)

About the Author

Chris Dubbs is the author of Space Dogs: Pioneers of Space Travel and the coauthor (with Colin Burgess) of Animals in Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle.

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