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Spaceships of the Expanse

I have been enjoying “The Expanse” series by James Corey. It’s a space opera set a couple hundred years from now, after humans have colonized and populated the moon, Mars, the asteroid belt, and outer planet moons. Spaceships journey between these worlds, … Continue reading

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A brief review of “The Martian,” by Andy Weir

THIS IS THE SPACE PROGRAM I WANT. NONE OF THIS PANSY CONGRESSIONALLY DESIGNED INCREMENTALIST SLS/ORION CRAP. THIS ONE. RIGHT HERE. Fantastic, Mr. Weir.

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Review: “Elantris”

Elantris is Brandon Sanderon’s debut fantasy novel. It has a blurb from Orson Scott Card on its cover, to the gist that this is the finest fantasy in who knows long to catch Card’s notice. As my sister put it, … Continue reading

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Review: In Conquest Born

It’s interesting to re-read a book that made a huge impression on me the first time around. Some of them seem less exciting, while some hold up amazingly well upon multiple reads. (The best example I can think of for … Continue reading

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The Unified Space Vision

On this 40th anniversary of his launch to the Moon, Buzz Aldrin wrote an excellent opinion piece in today’s Washington post. (Speaking of the anniversary, check out the HD restored videos of the landing on NASA’s web site!) Reading it … Continue reading

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