• "Hugely readable ... the story of how the prize was won is astonishing"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Reads like a thriller - and reveals many secrets... one of the great entrepreneurial stories of our time"

    Washington Post
  • "If you admire those who aim really high, How to Make a Spaceship belongs on your bookshelf... a rousing anthem to the urge to explore."

    Wall Street Journal
  • "Includes enough death-defying stunts, madcap schemes, wild coincidences, and rousing redemptive moments to fuel a dozen Hollywood blockbusters."
  • "Impressively ambitious... When the history of 21st-century space efforts is written decades or centuries from now, this book will be a valuable contemporary record of what it was like when humanity was trying to break out of its home."

    San Francisco Chronicle