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Mars: a science fiction vision

by Richard Grossinger

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Published by Io Books in Cape Elizabeth, Me .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Grossinger
SeriesIo/9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.R66 M2x
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24383192M
OCLC/WorldCa1950769

This book had a great story to tell, how we might go about colonising Mars. The author has managed to impart a science fiction vision of the way things could work in a believable manner/5(). Buzz Aldrin, best known for his Apollo 11 moonwalk, holds a doctoral degree in astronautics and, at the age of 83, continues to wield influence as an international advocate of space science and planetary exploration. He has written three nonfiction books, two science fact/fiction novels and two children’s books.

About The Martian: Classroom Edition. In the Classroom Edition of The Martian: Classroom-appropriate language Discussion questions and activities Q&A with Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there.   It's a book with an extraordinary atmosphere – and a demonstration of how science fiction, by using a single bold central metaphor, can open up the possibilities of the novel. Kelly Link Diana Author: Guardian Staff.

  Science fiction primes us to go to the moon, or to Mars. Science fiction builds in its readers and viewers a desire for pocket communicators, for slabs of .   After reading "Blue Mars", I can safely conclude that Kim Stanley Robinson's trilogy is in fact one of the most ambitious projects ever attempted in science fiction. There are, of course, countless projects that tried to tell the entire story of human history and feature huge plot events where the fate of entire planets hangs in the balance.5/5(5).


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