Chris Gainor

Chris Gainor, the author of “Arrows To The Moon”, has had a lifelong interest in space flight and is a Fellow of the British Interplanetary society. An award-winning journalist who has written about space exploration for many publications in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., he is now a historian in Victoria, British Columbia.

Broadcast 603 (Special Edition)

Chris Gainor, Author of "Arrows To The Moon" was the guest on this Space Show program. Mr. Gainor described in detail the history of Avro's work, their Arrow, the political decision to kill the project which severely impacted the Canadian aviation industry, and then the departure of close to 32 Avro engineers to NASA who were key to taking us to the Moon. Chris also talked about many of the engineers who did go to NASA, the work they did, the contributions they made even to this day regarding our space program.

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