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.
 

Santana – Soul Sacrifice

An evening pause: Performed live, August 8, 1970. A nice way to energize for the weekend.

Hat tip Mike Nelson.

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2 comments

  • Lee S

    I saw Carlos Santana live at the Roskilde festival back in 07… Litteraly the wettest year on record.. me and my ex were sleeping in a bed of mud…. I thought it was amazing…. My ex, not so much..
    Santana’s drummer litteraly drummed the clouds away… As he hit the peak of his drum solo, the sun burst thru the clouds… And the crowd went crazy…. It was one of those moments I will never forget…he has great choice in percussionists, as this video shows… Awesome…. Enuff said .

  • wayne

    Lee–
    Must have been global warning. Lord God, barak huessein obama, had not yet caused the seas to recede and the sun to shine.
    On a lighter note– you-tube the Ozzy concert during the eclipse, a true bark-at-the-moon,-fest.

    Roskilde Festival 2007
    (with ironically appropriate REM background music)
    https://youtu.be/xKdR6wxfY3Q
    1:23

    Let us know if you’re in crowd shot!

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