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On the radio

I will be visiting with Robert Pratt today at 6:05 pm (Eastern) for an hour on his Texas radio show, Pratt on Texas, aired on 790-AM KFYO in Lubbock, 1470-AM KYYW in Abilene, and 1290-AM KWFS in Wichita Falls.

I expect we will be discussing SLS and the effort of the corrupt culture of Washington to keep that unproductive boondoggle alive.

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. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.

One comment

  • wayne

    Hoping Mr. Pratt will make the podcast available!

    pivoting slightly…..

    The Abilene Paradox (aka “mismanaged agreement”)
    DR. Jerry B. Harvey, George Mason University, 1981.
    (VHS transfer)
    https://youtu.be/uFQ-ukyvAMk
    2:00:16

    “In an Abilene paradox a group of people collectively decide on a course of action that is counter to the preferences of many (or all) of the individuals in the group. It involves a common breakdown of group communication in which each member mistakenly believes that their own preferences are counter to the group’s and, therefore, does not raise objections.”

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