The Saga of the Return to the Moon, This Time to Stay—and the Technological Problems are the Simplest to Solve. Science Fiction by Two Scientists Who Know Both Science and the Ways of Government Bureaucracies.
Praise for Travis S. Taylor
“[Warp Speed] reads like Doc Smith writing Robert Ludlum. . . .You won't want to put it down.” —John Ringo
“In the tradition of Golden Age SF . . . explodes with inventive action . . . dazzling . . . cutting-edge scientific possibilities. . . .” —Publishers Weekly
Praise for Les Johnson:
“. . . Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to InterplanetaryTravel . . . convincingly captures the history of ideas about solar sails, their current state of play and their future promise. … Suitable for aerospace students and keen enthusiasts alike. . . .” —Stuart Clark, Nature
“I can recommend this book [LivingOff the Landin Space: Green Roads to the Cosmos] to everyone interested in the future of space exploration.” —Claude Semay, Physicalia
Les Johnson is a futurist, author, and NASA technologist. Publishers Weekly noted that “The spirit of Arthur C. Clarke and his contemporaries is alive and well…” when describing his novel, Mission to Methone. His most recent novels, The Spacetime War and Saving Proxima (with co-author, Travis Taylor), were published in 2021. In his day job at NASA, Les leads the Near-Earth Asteroid Scout mission that will use a 925 square foot solar sail to propel a small spacecraft to rendezvous with an asteroid.