Top Ten Airship/Near Space Books

There are more good ones, but these are the few you never let get too far away from your desk.

10. Shenandoah Saga, by Thom Hook 1973

9. Touching Space, The Story of Project Manhigh, by Gregory Kennedy 2007

8. The Pre-Astronauts: Manned Ballooning on the Threshold of Space, by Craig Ryan 1995

7. Man High, By Lt. Col. David Simons (MC) USAF 1960

6. Airship Aerodynamics, by The United State War Department 1929

5. Airship Technology, by Gabriel Khoury and J. David Gillett, 1999

4. Magnificent Failure: Free Fall from the Edge of Space, by Craig Ryan 2003

3. Pressure Airships, by Thomas Blakemore and W.Watters Pagon 1927

2. Up Ship, by Lt. Commander C.E. Rosendahl 1931

1. Floating to Space, The Airship to Orbit Program, by John Powell 2008
(OK, you had to see that coming…)

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