Mark Canepa has written extensively about high-power rocketry for nearly 20 years. His numerous articles and photographs on the subject of rocketry have appeared in Rockets Magazine, Sport Rocketry, Extreme Rocketry and Rocketry Planet. He is also the author of Modern High-Power Rocketry 2 (Trafford 2005). He is an attorney licensed in several states and is currently recognized as a California Super Lawyer. His many legal-related articles have appeared in magazines such as California Lawyer, Medical Economics, Kitplanes Magazine, North Carolina Lawyer and California Physician, to name a few. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University (BA History 1985; BA Journalism 1986) and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (JD 1988). This is his first history book.