From Publishers Weekly
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Excellent story about one early company in the entrepreneurial space industry. More about the people and the process than the product. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by J. Zweber
The book acted as a third person job shadowing of the Roton Rocket Company. It was interesting from a business stand point to hear just how unrealistic the companies goals were. Read morePublished on December 11, 2009 by E. Roberts
This book isn't about technical accuracy. It's about how a quixotic technologist deals with the cumulative weight of a life of failure. Read morePublished on January 24, 2006 by Kev
At this point, this is probably beating a dead horse, but: I just bought a used copy of the book and started reading it last night. Read morePublished on November 24, 2004 by S. D. Brekke Jr.
I thought that this was a fun read. I have met many of the people in the book, and I have always wondered why they kept working on the rocket after they gave up on the engine, and... Read morePublished on August 22, 2004 by Steve Harrington
this book has major technical errors, and setting errors. On average there is at least one biased or negatively slanted characterization or poorly attributed comment - apparently... Read morePublished on December 26, 2003 by Rebecca Hedreen
The problem with Weil's book is that, if you pick it up in order to read about what is involved in trying to build a new, low-cost space launch vehicle, it doesn't tell you very... Read morePublished on February 11, 2003 by Dave Hoerr
Some technical errors popped out at me while reading this book. The rocket equation needs parentheses. Read morePublished on February 8, 2003 by An Audience of 12
As I was reading this, I noticed a pattern for Gary Hudson :
Start a rocket company, hype it, get money, fail;
Repeat as needed (maybe Gary Hudson NEEDED to?). Read more