Spaceflight History

Chris has written two books of spaceflight history. Canada in Space tells the story of Canada’s efforts in space, and To a Distant Day covers humanity’s efforts to go into space from the beginnings of history to the eve of Yuri Gagarin’s historic spaceflight in 1961.

Canada In Space: The People & Stories Behind Canada’s Role in the Exploration of Space. Edmonton: Folklore Publishing, 2006.

To A Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers. University of Nebraska Press, 2008, as part of the Outward Odyssey series.