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.
 

Marcel Remy – 94 years old and back on the summit

An evening pause: I like his words near the end: “Anytime something can happen to you. Sometimes you just put this thought aside and have fun.”

Hat tip Phill Oltmann.

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2 comments

  • Cotour

    What a great video, its so nice to see someone at that age that is functional and has the energy to do, anything. And it appears that he has all of his own teeth!

    As he was climbing and commenting I was thinking that he would say that he would like to take a helicopter back down after doing all of that work. And then they cut to him in a harness and floating down to the base. Perfect.

    A great and optimistic video comment on getting old.

  • MDN

    What an extraordinary story. Thanks for posting!

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