Book Description: Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first space flight, this beautifully illustrated book about the history of man in space covers every detail of the quest for the final frontier, from the first spaceflight to today's missions and beyond. With a foreword by Buzz Aldrin and hundreds of photographs, Space Flight celebrates human achievement in outer space. AUTHOR BIO: Giles Sparrow studied astronomy at University College, London and science communication at Imperial College, London. He has acted as a consultant on and contributor to numerous popular science books. He is the author of several books, including The Universe and How to See It and was a major contributor to DK's Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide.