The Mars Challenge

A nonfiction graphic novel which explores the past, present, and hopeful future of human spaceflight, illustrated by Wyeth Yates!

Currently available from First Second Books.

Lunges bravely into the very real technical challenges of a human mission to Mars and then deftly unpacks them so that a lay reader can understand.
David Hitt, co-author of Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story

I recommend this book to any kid who dreams of being an astronaut. It’s good to dream, and it’s good to face reality. The two aren’t incompatible.
Emily Lakdawalla, Solar System Specialist for The Planetary Society