Leaving Earth cover

In 2019 I obtained from my former publisher the last 30 copies of the now out-of-print hardback of Leaving Earth. I sold about half of these, and with only a handful left in stock I have raised the price. To get your own autographed copy of this rare collector's item please send a $75 check (includes $5 shipping) payable to Robert Zimmerman to
 

Behind The Black, c/o Robert Zimmerman
P.O.Box 1262
Cortaro, AZ 85652
 

I will likely raise the price again when only ten books are left, so buy them now at this price while you still can!

 
Also available as an inexpensive ebook!
 

Leaving Earth: Space Stations, Rival Superpowers, and the Quest for Interplanetary Travel, can be purchased as an ebook everywhere for only $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from my ebook publisher, ebookit.

 

Winner of the 2003 Eugene M. Emme Award of the American Astronautical Society.


"Leaving Earth is one of the best and certainly the most comprehensive summary of our drive into space that I have ever read. It will be invaluable to future scholars because it will tell them how the next chapter of human history opened." -- Arthur C. Clarke

Obama prosecutor stonewalls Congress to protect Lois Lerner

Working for the Democratic Party: The Obama-appointed U.S. attorney for D.C. is about to step down after five years without ever acting on the contempt of Congress charge against Lois Lerner.

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.
 

2 comments

  • Max

    It is reminiscent of Ken Star (appointed independent investigator) who retired to an extremely profitable future, never finished his investigations into the Clinton White House. (The foster death, white Watergate, Rose law firm, Hillary’s extremely profitable stock purchase,… )

  • PeterF

    I suspect his inaction was merely to delay the inevitable presidential pardon. If Lois Lerner ever feels those steel bracelets, she’s going to sing like a canary. I suspect her contact in the White house was none other than the Iranian-born Grand Vizier Valerie Jarrett.

    I’m excited to see the fight between Hillary and Valerie heating up. Valerie shotgunned Hillary with six corruption investigations. The E-mail server scandal being the initial hit. The allegations of the White house using taxpayer money being used to unlawfully influence the Israeli elections has Hillary’s fingerprints all over it. (like the billing records)

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