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.
 

Kimya Dawson – Tire Swing

An evening pause: Hat tip Edward Thelen.

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4 comments

  • wayne

    Edward-
    you might enjoy….

    The Moldy Peaches
    [Adam Green and Kimya Dawson]
    “Anyone Else But You”
    https://youtu.be/_cQh1BOJXJA
    3:27

  • Localfluff

    President Donald John Trump loves space! His first (or second?) Friday address to the nation as a president was all about space exploration. He has since often lauded “those engines coming back down”. He has then memorably celebrated that spacecraft raft Orion. And now again, yesterday, he mentioned the “wonderful Orion space capsucle”. He probably thinks about this in terms of senators’ pet projects, but at least he talks about space. And he’s all in for private space: “Let the billionaires pay for it!”

    And while the space capsucle is made in the US to every part, the service module (moducle?) is made in Europe and thus of course delayed too. But that’s just his talking pattern.

    https://youtu.be/XmjOXcb-gGM?t=915

  • Edward

    wayne,

    I like “Anyone Else But You,” but you may recall that this is the version that I suggested to Robert:
    http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/the-evening-pause/matt-wessel-and-katie-wessel-anyone-else-but-you/

  • wayne

    Edward–
    Thanks!
    Jeez….I need to remember, to take my memory pills!
    (I knew I’d seen that version somewhere!)

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