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Six-time Hugo Award-winning author, Ben Bova, brings political intrigue and revolt on an expedition to the once uninhabited giant planet: Saturn
Earth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritarians the upper hand. Freedom and opportunity exist in space, for those with the nerve and skill to run the risks.
Now the governments of Earth are encouraging many of their most incorrigible dissidents to join a great ark on a one-way expedition, twice Jupiter's distance from the Sun, to Saturn, the ringed planet that baffled Galileo and has fascinated astronomers ever since.
But humans will be human, on Earth or in the heavens—so amidst the idealism permeating Space Habitat Goddard are many individuals with long-term schemes, each awaiting the tight moment. And hidden from them is the greatest secret of all, the real purpose of this expedition, known to only a few....
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5. Return to Mars
8. The Precipice
9. The Rock Rats
11. The Silent War
15. The Aftermath
16. Mars Life
17. The Return
18. Leviathans of Jupiter
20. New Earth
SATURN (Chapter One)Selene: Astro Corporation Headquarters
Pancho Lane frowned at her sister. "His name isn't even Malcolm Eberly. He changed it."
Susan smiled knowingly. "Oh, what diff's that make?"
"He was born Max Erlenmeyer, in...
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Saturn by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel Saturn, part of his Grand Tour series. Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined. Second in size only to Jupiter, bigger than a thousand Earths but light enough to float in water, home of crushing gravity and delicate, seemingly impossible rings, it dazzles and attracts us: Saturn.Share This