The Brick Moon

While written by Edward Everett Hale with tongue in cheek, this short novel from 1869 contains the first-ever description of an artificial earth satellite. It also describes the potential benefits of such a satellite for navigation, communication, weather observation, etc. Includes "On Vesta" by the Soviet space pioneer, K.E. Tsiolkovsky.

Cover Art by Ron Miller

This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental.

First printing, 1869

Printed in the United States of America

eISBN: 978-1-62579-010-1

Copyright 2013 by Ron Miller

All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form.

Electronic version by Baen Books