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Synopsis:

When an explosion of the rocket launching the Mars Transit Vehicle kills four crewmen, the U.S. decides to redirect its energies to near-Earth projects, killing the manned mission to Mars. But tycoon John Axelrod assembles a consortium to fund the project, and he expects to net billions. But a European-Asian airbus will make a similar expedition. Now, the race is on to get to the Red Planet first.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446608909
Author:
Benford, Gregory
Publisher:
Aspect
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Mars (planet)
Subject:
Interplanetary voyages
Subject:
Mars
Edition Description:
Aspect science fiction.
Series Volume:
106-299
Publication Date:
January 2001
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbound
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
6.82x4.18x1.00 in. .48 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , When an explosion of the rocket launching the Mars Transit Vehicle kills four crewmen, the U.S. decides to redirect its energies to near-Earth projects, killing the manned mission to Mars. But tycoon John Axelrod assembles a consortium to fund the project, and he expects to net billions. But a European-Asian airbus will make a similar expedition. Now, the race is on to get to the Red Planet first.
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