TIM FERNHOLZ is a reporter at Quartz, the award-winning global news site from the Atlantic Media Company. He has been reporting on SpaceX since 2011, as well as covering the global economy at large. He has been a Knight Journalism Fellow and a fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., and was a co-host of Actuality, a podcast about the new global economy co-produced by Quartz and Marketplace.
Featured on NPR and PBS's SciTech Now, as well as in Fast Company, Forbes, and Inverse. Provides smart analysis of the New Space sector as well as historical context about NASA's triumph and failures. --The New York Times Book Review Mr. Fernholz, a reporter at the website Quartz, provides the better organized narrative, centered on the private sector's quest to build reusable rocket technology. --The Wall Street Journal Outstanding. --Forbes Important and revealing . . . exciting. --The Weekly Standard . . . fascinating biographical details about today's space entrepreneurs . . . [Fernholz] does a good job of explaining the risks involved in the rocket industry. --The Weekly Standard Pass[es] along shiny nuggets about the origins and evolution of the billionaires' space dreams. --GeekWire This book is exemplary journalistic work. Fernholz relates the story of these two self-made companies to the public in a non-biased way. It is evident on every page how passionate Fernholz is about this project and it really shows, yet he maintains an academic, non-intrusive journalistic voice. The narrative flows smoothly and is by no means elitist or exclusive. --Infinite Text