|Author||Neil deGrasse Tyson|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|Preceded by||The Pluto Files|
|Followed by||Welcome to the Universe|
One of the chapters is a transcript of his attendance as a guest on the Rationally Speaking podcast in 2010, when he explained his justification for spending large amounts of government money on space programs.
Tyson intended the book's original title to be, Failure to Launch: The Dreams and Delusions of Space Enthusiasts.