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Off to the Grand Canyon

I am heading to the Grand Canyon today for another four day cave expedition. I will return late Tuesday. There is a chance I will be able to post later today, on the way there, as well as on Tuesday on the way back. If not, I will resume posting Tuesday evening.

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.

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2 comments

  • Joe From Houston

    The caves on the North side used to contain Egyptian artifacts. The caves are even named after Egyptians. There are concrete pillars built to extract those artifacts to keep them out of the public eye. Would love to see pictures of them.

  • No, Joe From Houston, the caves on the North side of the Grand Canyon have never contained Egyptian artifacts. Nor are any of the caves named after the Egyptians. The mesa tops in the canyon are named after many Egyptian and India gods, because the geologists involved in first mapping the canyon decided they deserved names that invoked their true grandeur.

    And I speak from very direct knowledge.

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