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Author: Ben Bova; Les Johnson
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bova; Les Johnson
ISBN: 9781476736471 1476736472
OCLC Number: 874779347
Description: 421 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Ben Bova, Les Johnson.

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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  Read more...

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