Project MARS: A Technical Tale

Project MARS A Technical Tale This never before printed science fiction novel by the original rocket man Wernher von Braun combines technical fact with a human story line in the way that only a true dreamer can realize Encompass

  • Title: Project MARS: A Technical Tale
  • Author: Wernher von Braun
  • ISBN: 9780973820331
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Paperback
  • This never before printed science fiction novel by the original rocket man, Wernher von Braun, combines technical fact with a human story line in the way that only a true dreamer can realize Encompassing the entire story of the journey, this novel moves from the original decision for a Mars mission, through the mission planning, the building of the mighty space ships, tThis never before printed science fiction novel by the original rocket man, Wernher von Braun, combines technical fact with a human story line in the way that only a true dreamer can realize Encompassing the entire story of the journey, this novel moves from the original decision for a Mars mission, through the mission planning, the building of the mighty space ships, the journey, the amazing discoveries made on Mars, and the return home The author s attention to the actions and feelings of the characters both those who went and those who stayed behind makes this an adventure of human proportions, rather than merely another fanciful tale This exclusive von Braun treasure comes complete with an appendix of his original technical drawings, made in the late 1940s, on which the story s plot is based.

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    1. If you read this purely as a science fiction adventure story, it's badly paced and boring. If, on the other hand, you notice that it's actually a technical manual for how to get to Mars with legitimate bits of 1940s technology, it's a fascinating read. The book also succeeds in presenting various viewpoints about thought processes, like the idea that science asks questions about how the universe works, but philosophy and religion ask questions about why it even exists.Other than his lack of fore [...]

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