Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

 
The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.


He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

 
Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit.
 

Midnight repost: “What ever you do, don’t ‘shut up.'”

The tenth anniversary retrospective of Behind the Black continues: Tonight’s midnight repost is actually something not by me, but a video commentary by Andrew Klavan that he broadcast in 2011 and I embedded as a post in January of that year.

Sadly, his words have not become dated in the slightest. If anything, they has become more topical. And as then, I abide by his final words, “Whatever you do, don’t ‘shut up.””

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3 comments

  • Max

    If they can force a sitting president to shut up and not campaign, what would dictator Joe Biden do to the little people?
    https://www.redstate.com/jeffc/2020/07/01/desperate-joe-biden-attempting-to-silence-trump-on-facebook/

    Even the appearance of denying another candidate for any person for that matter their constitutional rights should disqualify Biden for any political office. Apparently I was unaware that we are living in a banana republic.

  • sippin_bourbon

    Still timely.

    I am not on twitter.
    Someone who is ought to tweet the link at @therealdonatltrump. Maybe he will re-tweet it and give it a broader viewing. There are people that need to hear this very time proven message.

    Download or make a copy of the video though.
    If it gets to popular, U-tube may push it down the memory hole.

  • Roland

    What a World this is turning out to be.

    All of America’s people, of all walks of life, have always
    contributed achievements that benefited the good of Mankind.

    Shutting Up is not an option.

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