Rescue Mode

Rescue Mode

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"The first human mission to Mars meets with near-disaster when a meteoroid strikes the spacecraft, almost destroying it. The ship is too far from Earth to simply turn around and return home. The eight-person crew must ride their crippled ship to Mars while they desperately struggle to survive. On Earth, powerful political forces that oppose human spaceflight try to use the accident as proof that sending humans into space is too dangerous to continue. The whole human space flight program hangs in the balance. And if the astronauts can't nurse their ship to Mars and back, the voyagers will become either the first Martian colonists--or the first humans to perish on another planet" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen Publishing Enterprises, c2014.
ISBN: 9781476736471
Branch Call Number: BOVA B
Characteristics: 421 p. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Johnson, Les (Charles Les)


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wickeddog Jun 07, 2014

If the genre of this book is SCIENCE FICTION, the author is a science fiction writer, the story itself is about a mission to Mars, WHY IS THIS BOOK NOT IN THE SCIENCE FICTION SECTION???????


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