By Ben Bova
Jamie Waterman is returning to the pink Planet, this time in command of an excursion within which he hopes to illustrate that you may research Martian lifestyles not just for the sake of the pursuit yet extra, that it may be ecocnomic. Waterman additionally hopes to revisit part of the canyon the place he concept he spied a primitive cliff residing throughout the first Martian mission.
But this moment voyage to Mars brings hassle without delay as Waterman clashes with Dex Trumball, the son of a billionaire who's backing the day trip. Dex desires to flip the planet right into a vacationer appeal, whereas Waterman desires to shield the planet completely for medical research.
To additional complicate issues, either males are interested in the expedition's appealing psychologist, Vijay Shektar, who can't appear to come to a decision which of the 2 males she prefers. On best of all of this confusion, it appears one other member of the workforce should be attempting to sabotage the undertaking whereas the elder Trumball is pulling strings for you to strength Waterman to step down because the expedition's leader.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ben Bova is the writer of greater than one hundred twenty futuristic novels and nonfiction books approximately technological know-how and excessive technology.
In his a variety of writings, Dr. Bova has estimated the gap Race of the Sixties, solar energy satellites, the invention of natural chemical compounds in interstellar house, digital truth, human cloning, the Strategic safeguard Initiative (Star Wars), the appearance of foreign peacekeeping forces, the invention of ice at the Moon, digital publication publishing and zero-gravity sex.
Dr. Bova obtained the Lifetime fulfillment Award of the Arthur C. Clarke origin in 2005, "for fueling mankind's mind's eye concerning the wonders of outer space." His 2006 novel Titan bought the toilet W. Campbell Memorial Award for most sensible novel of the year.
Dr. Bova has been enthusiastic about technology and excessive know-how because the very beginnings of the gap age. President Emeritus of the nationwide area Society and a prior president of technological know-how Fiction Writers of the US, Dr. Bova was once elected a Fellow of the yankee organization for the development of technological know-how and has been a member of the Arizona Astronomy Board.
He is a columnist for the Naples day-by-day information and a widely-popular lecturer. prior in his profession, he was once an award-winning editor and an government within the aerospace undefined. He has labored with movie makers and tv manufacturers resembling Woody Allen, George Lucas, and Gene Roddenberry.
His Grand journey novels--including his award-winning Titan--show how the human race will extend in the course of the sun procedure, commencing a brand new period of wealth, chance and clash. His nonfiction books, equivalent to Immortality and Faint Echoes, far away Stars were commemorated via corporations reminiscent of the yank Librarians' organization and the yank organization for the development of technological know-how. He has received six technological know-how Fiction fulfillment Awards (Hugos) and lots of different awards for writing.
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