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- DescriptionGary Morgan - a brilliant, renegade scientist is pilloried by the scientific community for his belief in a space elevator: a pillar to the sky, which he believes will make space flight fast, simple, and affordable. Eva Morgan - a brilliant and beautiful scientist, has had a lifelong obsession to build a tower which would mine the power of the sun and supply humanity with cheap, limitless energy forever. Erich Rothenberg - the ancient but revered rocket-scientist who laboured to create the first rockets. A legend, he has mentored Gary and Eva for two decades, nurturing and encouraging their transcendent vision. Franklin Smith - the eccentric Silicon Valley billionaire who will champion their cause, wage war with Congress and government bureaucracy, and, most important, finance their herculean undertaking. The Goddard Space Flight Centre-the vel's pre-eminent hero, whose ermous army of scientists, engineers and astronauts will fight endless battles and overcome countless obstacles every step of the way. This journey to the stars will t be easy-a tumultuous struggle filled with violence and heroism, love and death, spellbinding beauty and heart-breaking betrayal. The stakes could t be higher. Humanity's salvation will hang in the balance.
- Author BiographyWILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN is the New York Times bestselling author of One Second After, among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He is currently a faculty fellow and professor of history at Montreat College, near Asheville, North Carolina.
- Author(s)William R. Forstchen
- Date of Publication16/02/2015
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight408 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine32 mm
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