Nancy Atkinson

Nancy Atkinson is a space journalist and author with a passion for telling the stories of people involved in space exploration and astronomy. Currently, she writes for Universe Today, The Planetary Society, and Ad Astra.

Her latest book, Eight Years to the Moon: The History of the Apollo Missions, shares the untold stories of engineers and scientists who helped make the Apollo program so successful, despite the daunting odds against it. Her first book, Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos (2016), tells the stories of 37 scientists and engineers that work on several current NASA robotic missions to explore the solar system and beyond.

You can learn more about Nancy by visiting her website Nancy Atkinson and be sure to follow her on Twitter (@Nancy_A) as well as on Instagram (@nancyatkinson_ut).