Voyage by Stephen Baxter

Voyage

byStephen Baxter

Kobo ebook | May 24, 2011

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The space mission of a lifetime

An epic saga of America's might-have-been, Voyage is a powerful, sweeping novel of how, if President Kennedy had lived, we could have sent a manned mission to Mars in the 1980s. Imaginatively created from the true lives and real events, Voyage returns to the geniuses of NASA and the excitement of the Saturn rocket, and includes historical figures from Neil Armstrong to Ronald Reagan who are interwoven with unforgettable characters whose dreams mirror the promise of a young space program that held the world in thrall. There is: Dana, the Nazi camp survivor who achieves the dream of his hated masters; Gershon, the Vietnam fighter jock determined to be the first African-American to land on another planet; and Natalie York, the brilliant geologist/astronaut who risks a career and love for the chance to run her fingers through the soil of another world.

Title:VoyageFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 24, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062093681

ISBN - 13:9780062093684

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not bad This was a decent book but not what I expected. The books I have read by this author are usually much more developed.
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from An Alternate History of Manned Space Flight Interesting view of the politics of the U.S. space program , and the tension between the scientist-astronauts v the military -astronauts . The storyline was focused on the development of the space program , more so than the development of its human characters. It bogged down for me in places.
Date published: 2015-02-02