Prelude to Space - Arthur C. Clarke

Here is the compelling story of the launching of Prometheus - Earth's first true spaceship - and of the men who made it happen.

Dirk Alexson:
Chronicler of the greatest space adventure of all time, he was chosen to immortalize the incredible story of the men and their heroic mission.

Sir Robert Derwent:
Direct-General of Interplanetary - London Headquarters for the international space-flight project - he was the man who got the mission off the ground and into the pages of history.

Professor Maxton:
The world's leading atomic engineer, he designed the huge ship's drive units and he waited with the rest of the world to see if the project would be a success.

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Release date: 1951
Genres: science fiction
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Updated: August 16, 2021