By Ben Bova
Jamie Waterman is returning to the purple Planet, this time in command of an day trip during which he hopes to illustrate that you can learn 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 proposal he spied a primitive cliff residing throughout the first Martian mission.
But this moment voyage to Mars brings hassle right now as Waterman clashes with Dex Trumball, the son of a billionaire who's backing the excursion. Dex desires to flip the planet right into a vacationer appeal, whereas Waterman desires to safeguard the planet exclusively for clinical research.
To extra complicate concerns, either males are drawn to 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 group will be attempting to sabotage the venture whereas the elder Trumball is pulling strings as a way 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 technology 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 substances in interstellar area, digital truth, human cloning, the Strategic protection Initiative (Star Wars), the appearance of foreign peacekeeping forces, the invention of ice at the Moon, digital booklet publishing and zero-gravity sex.
Dr. Bova acquired 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 got the loo W. Campbell Memorial Award for most sensible novel of the year.
Dr. Bova has been fascinated by technological know-how and excessive expertise because the very beginnings of the gap age. President Emeritus of the nationwide house Society and a previous president of technological know-how Fiction Writers of the United States, Dr. Bova was once elected a Fellow of the yank organization for the development of technology 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. previous in his occupation, he was once an award-winning editor and an govt within the aerospace undefined. He has labored with movie makers and tv manufacturers similar to Woody Allen, George Lucas, and Gene Roddenberry.
His Grand travel novels--including his award-winning Titan--show how the human race will extend in the course of the sunlight approach, starting a brand new period of wealth, chance and clash. His nonfiction books, corresponding to Immortality and Faint Echoes, far away Stars were venerated by way of firms similar to the yankee Librarians' organization and the yankee organization for the development of technology. He has gained six technological know-how Fiction success Awards (Hugos) and lots of different awards for writing.
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