Monday, November 5, 2012

Rocket Science - Ian Sales

A very interesting high quality anthology and better than I thought it would be, both fictionally and non-fictionally. Rocket Science : Final Orbit - Nigel Brown Rocket Science : The Complexity of the Humble Spacesuit - Karen Burnham Rocket Science : Conquistadors - Iain Cairns Rocket Science : Making Mars A Nicer Place to Live - Eric Choi Rocket Science : Launch Day - David L Clements Rocket Science : Why Barnaby isn’t on the ISS Today - Gary Cuba Rocket Science : Dancing on the Red Planet - Berit Ellingsen Rocket Science : Fisher's Gambit - Stephen Gaskell Rocket Science : Going - Boldly - Helen Jackson Rocket Science : The New Tenant - Philip Edward Kaldon Rocket Science : Not Because They Are Easy - Sam Kepfield Rocket Science : Tell Me A Story - Leigh Kimmel Rocket Science : Waverider Entry Spacecraft: A History - Duncan Lunan Rocket Science : Dreaming at Baikonur - Sean Martin Rocket Science : The Brave Little Cockroach Goes to Mars - Simon McCaffery Rocket Science : Pathfinders - Martin McGrath Rocket Science : The Taking of IOSA 2083 - Colum Paget Rocket Science : A Biosphere Ends - Stephen Palmer Rocket Science : A Ray of Sunshine - Bill Patterson Rocket Science : Incarnate - Craig Pay Rocket Science : Slipping Sideways - Carmelo Rafala Rocket Science : Sea of Maternity - Deborah Walker The decommissioning of the American space station and being outstripped by other countries leads to the final commander discovering some unusual sabotage. 3.5 out of 5 Vacuum versatility is hard to do. 3.5 out of 5 Critic landing lack of pressure. 3.5 out of 5 Or a brief history of some Mars stories, etc. 4 out of 5 For a new sky scanning mission. 3.5 out of 5 Billion dollar pooch screwer. 3.5 out of 5 Public experiment check, Russian style. 3 out of 5 A desperate Kuiper Belt prospector separated from family takes AI fake genius bait. 4 out of 5 Kangaroo game trip stay-at-home. 4 out of 5 Making business out of an old station. 3.5 out of 5 Russian moon landing Feb 69 fake. 4 out of 5 The Man in the Moon kid's book gets used going into the future. 3.5 out of 5 A look at the decades long history of a different type of design. 4.5 out of 5 Or get out of jail and do some space program. 4 out of 5 Goes blue, saves some people. 3.5 out of 5 A probably apocalyptically cut off base leads to desperate excursions. 3.5 out of 5 A probably apocalyptically cut off base leads to desperate excursions. 3.5 out of 5 Sulphur bacteria says your AI investigator, eventually. 4 out of 5 How to not get fried in space when there for a long time. 3.5 out of 5 A daughter wants to be dead properly when brought back from backup. 3.5 out of 5 Maybe alive in another dimension. 3 out of 5 Mutant radiation-proof moonchild. 3.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5

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