The book was well written, allowing character introductions to happen as the characters would have good reason for their actions.
It's more like a techo-thriller due to the great attention to accuracy of the science and technology with minimal extrapolation into the near future.
Highly recommended for Taylor & Johnson fans and for anyone else who enjoys tales of Moon flights, engineering improvisations, and personal courage.
Hilariously, not only does Taylor and Johnson's "Back to the Moon" share its title with a 1999 novel by Homer Hickam, it also begins exactly the same way, with a prologue... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Larry Bridges
I love the comment at the end by Mr Taylor! It's dead on! The rest of the book was good. I love how the commercial aspects of space travel are used. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Tony Gomez
I was looking for Dr. Taylor's return to space plan. I ordered this one by mistake. It is a good fiction and it is my fault that I didn't read the description better.Published 17 months ago by R. Buelow
Preparing to return to the Moon, the lunar mission finds itself expedited when it's learned that a Chinese lander has crashed with no other hope of rescue. Read morePublished 18 months ago by William A. Howes
I read fiction, including Science Fiction, to be entertained. This book has an interesting plot line and is well written with few editing flubs. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Neil Tarey
I have found much of Travis Taylor's work to be rather tedious and difficult to get through, and this was actually one of the better ones. Read morePublished 22 months ago by S. E. Larmer
I had the opportunity to purchase this book directly from Les Johnson, one of the co-authors. He was a great guy and I hoped for the best as I began reading, but had no experience... Read morePublished on September 12, 2012 by D. Spinella
An exciting, realistic near-future space exploration novel by a couple of honest-to-God rocket scientists. Read morePublished on March 10, 2012 by Rich H.
I discovered this novel as a recommendation from Amazon, based on my purchasing history. It appeared interesting, and I read several glowing reviews. What a disappointment! Read morePublished on August 31, 2011 by Sea Monkey