Amy Shira Teitel
Amy Shira Teitel is a Canadian-American author, popular science writer, spaceflight historian, YouTuber, andpodcaster, best known for writing Breaking the Chains of Gravity (Bloomsbury 2015) and her YouTube channel, Vintage Space. She has also written for The Daily Beast, National Geographic, Discovery News, Scientific American, Ars Technica, Al Jazeera English, and Popular Science. She is a co-host for the Discovery Channel‘s online DNews channel.
Teitel has referred to herself as a “professional space history nerd”, and according to The Sydney Morning Herald, the popularity of her YouTube channel “has also resulted in her becoming something of a go-to girl for science shows on mainstream television.”