Mat Irvine is well known for his model work. In this book he covers building real world space exploration kits including Atomic City's Mercury Capsule, Revell's Columbia and Eagle, the Space Shuttle, Spaceship One, astronaut figures and even a few science fiction kits like the Blake's 7 Liberator. The book features step by step guides to your basic model tool box, glue, scratchbuilding, making decals, vacuform parts, and so much more. It features 208 pages full of color photos demonstrating model building techniques. This is a must have book for space and sci-fi builders. Mat Irvine is more than just a modeler. He has been working in the British FX industry for years. He has worked on such series as Doctor Who and Blake's 7. Additionally, his model work is on display in museums. He has written about model building for numerous magazines and published several books on the hobby.