Saturn Rukh

Saturn Rukh

by Robert L. Forward
     
 

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In the near future five intrepid men and women have been paid a billion dollars each to risk the first voyage into the upper atmosphere of Saturn. The goal: to convert atmospheric chemicals into fuel to power interplanetary spaceships.

But no one anticipates a crash landing on one of the enormous flying creatures known as rukhs that live in Saturn's

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In the near future five intrepid men and women have been paid a billion dollars each to risk the first voyage into the upper atmosphere of Saturn. The goal: to convert atmospheric chemicals into fuel to power interplanetary spaceships.

But no one anticipates a crash landing on one of the enormous flying creatures known as rukhs that live in Saturn's atmosphere.

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"If you like hard SF in the Clement mode, you'll love this one."—Analog

"No one can beat Bob Forward at hard-core SF in the best Smith/Campbell tradition."—Arthur C. Clarke

"Forward's technological detail is imaginative, and as always, impeccable....This story engages with its strong science and fetching aliens."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812534580
Publisher:
Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC
Publication date:
04/15/1998
Edition description:
1 MASS MKT
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.87(d)

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