First Steps [NOOK Book]

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Book 1 details the first steps of the Iron family to kick start mankind to the stars. They and several heroes of future space flight take on and do the impossible, build a program to explore and settle the red planet in a very short time period. Along the way they dig up old and invent new technology to overcome the many problems facing them. Mario and his wife are forced to take his brother's place when he is viciously attacked moments before launch. The team must overcome many problems, weather, radiation, and ...
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First Steps

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Overview

Book 1 details the first steps of the Iron family to kick start mankind to the stars. They and several heroes of future space flight take on and do the impossible, build a program to explore and settle the red planet in a very short time period. Along the way they dig up old and invent new technology to overcome the many problems facing them. Mario and his wife are forced to take his brother's place when he is viciously attacked moments before launch. The team must overcome many problems, weather, radiation, and politics to get the colony started. Along the way they must divert an asteroid which has some far reaching consequences. Mankind will never be the same after the Mario brothers come on the scene!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011839207
  • Publisher: Jekyll
  • Publication date: 11/9/2010
  • Series: Founding of the Federation , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 155,830
  • File size: 319 KB

Meet the Author

A born and bred New Englander, the author now resides in sunny southern California. The long ride cross country exposed the author to the wonders of written science fiction.
A fan for the past twenty years and a fan of the space program his entire life, the author has explored modeling many science fiction ships and mecha in 3D before discovering it's far easier to WRITE then animate.
This is the author's third published book, with more to come!
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  • Posted March 25, 2011

    Childish

    Poorly written- I've seen high school papers that were more organized. Plus lots of childish digs at FOX, republicans, etc.....Keep the politics out of it and the story will improve, if you get a good editor.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2014

    A good start of the series

    Cover some of the technical aspects in the political aspects and just the difficulty of getting along with people in a enclosed environment although I admit the politics in there to get annoying however it is very accurate with their stealing of money for other projects at least there's no over the bleeding heart liberals as well at least from the point of view of somebody who is in between the two parties

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Enjoyed the read....but

    I enjoyed the story and can deal with the grammatical errors. Lots of digs atnrepublicans and fox news. Lots of loving for.msnbc. funny thing is insteadnof bashing republicans he should have democrats and obama. Afterall they are the ones who camned the space shuttle program without a.back up space program. Kind of weird a scifi guy would support folks like that.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2012

    Chris Hechtl wonderful author

    Other than the spelling errors I loved this and his other books.

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