Tips from an entrant
Any entrants writing hard sf might consider getting a hold
of the following.
"It's ONLY Rocket Science - An Introduction in Plain English"
(Springer, ISBN 978-0-387-75377-5) has just been reviewed in
Vector Magazine The Critical Journal of the British Science
Fiction Association (Number 258, Winter 2008).
The reviewer, Gary Dalkin, writes:
"Anyone wanting to get the technology details right, or at least have
a check list of points to consider, while writing a hard SF near
present day space adventure would do well to have this book on their