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Asteroid Wars

Earth is spiraling into environmental disaster, with floods and earthquakes destroying the lives of millions. Now, only the energy and natural resources of space can save Earth’s economy. In the struggle over the incalculable wealth of the Asteroid Belt, many will die—and many will achieve more than they ever dreamed was possible.

  • The Aftermath
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    • The Aftermath

    • Asteroid Wars (Volume 4)
      Ben Bova
      Tor/Forge

    • Six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system in The Aftermath.

      In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that...

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  • The Silent War
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    • The Silent War

    • Asteroid Wars (Volume 3)
      Ben Bova
      Tor/Forge

    • The thrilling conclusion to the "Asteroid Wars" trilogy that began with The Precipice and The Rock Rats

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  • The Rock Rats
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    • The Rock Rats

    • Asteroid Wars (Volume 2)
      Ben Bova
      Tor/Forge

    • Brimming with memorable characters and human conflict, rugged high-tech prospectors and boardroom betrayals, The Rock Rats continues the tale of the Asteroid Wars, our near-future struggle...

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  • The Precipice
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    • The Precipice

    • Asteroid Wars (Volume 1)
      Ben Bova
      Tor/Forge

    • Six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system in The Precipice.

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      • Audio Book
      • eBook

Ben Bova

Ben Bova (1932-2020) was the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction, including Able One, Transhuman, Orion, the Star Quest Trilogy, and the Grand Tour novels, including Titan, winner of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. His many honors include the Isaac Asimov Memorial Award in 1996, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award “for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature” in 2008.

Dr. Bova was President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, and a former editor of Analog and former fiction editor of Omni. As an editor, he won science fiction’s Hugo Award six times. His writings predicted the Space Race of the 1960s, virtual reality, human cloning, the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars), electronic book publishing, and much more.

In addition to his literary achievements, Bova worked for Project Vanguard, America’s first artificial satellite program, and for Avco Everett Research Laboratory, the company that created the heat shields for Apollo 11, helping the NASA astronauts land on the moon. He also taught science fiction at Harvard University and at New York City’s Hayden Planetarium and worked with such filmmakers as George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry.

Ed Chappell