Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1953.
First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good dustjacket with chipping along edges and two small tears (one tape-repaired). Black binding with silver lettering and design.
This book was written at the beginning of the space age, before Sputnik, but during the rocket test trials in White Sands, New Mexico. Leonard, the science editor of Time Magazine, separates the facts of space flight from the theories and fictions from a 1953 perspective.