Logo

Prelude to Space by Arthur C. Clarke

Large book cover: Prelude to Space

Prelude to Space
by

Publisher: The Galaxy Publishing Corporation
Number of pages: 162

Description:
The world's first lunar spacecraft is about to launch. The ship, Prometheus, is built from two separate components -- one designed to travel from Earth's atmosphere to the Moon and back, and the other to carry the first component through Earth's atmosphere and into orbit.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: The AmphibiansThe Amphibians
by - Gerard Arthus
I looked upward, and the three great stars of Orion's belt showed through the fog. If I were indeed transported to some remote and future time, at least the same stars were there, without fundamental change, even of their positions in the heavens.
(2916 views)
Book cover: The Mating CryThe Mating Cry
by - The Galaxy Publishing Corporation
He was still in the coffin, but a cool draft of fresh air was blowing across his face. In the blackness, Tannahill put out his hand. He touched cushiony satin, but after a minute the air was wafting as coolly as ever into his nostrils...
(2211 views)
Book cover: ShambleauShambleau
by - The Galaxy Publishing Corporation
One of the strangest, and surely one of the most imaginative stories ever written, C.L. Moore's first novel 'Shambleau' was hailed by readers, authors, and editors as the debut of a truly gifted writer during the golden age of science fiction.
(2677 views)
Book cover: Killer To ComeKiller To Come
by - The Galaxy Publishing Corporation
Dr Julius Conrad of the Wellington Institute for the Study of the Humanities has developed a radical hypothesis: Namely, that the work of most geniuses, past and present, has been directed by minds from a ruthless future ...
(2528 views)