How do you get to the Red Planet? Not via a benighted government program
trapped in red tape and bound by budget constrictions, that’s for sure.
No, what it will take is a helping of adventure, science, corporate
powerplays, a generous dollop of seduction — both in and out of the
boardroom — and money, money, money!
Art Thrasher knows this. He is a man with a driving vision: send humans to Mars. The government has utterly failed, but Thrasher has got ... (more)
The author of more than 100 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, Dr. Ben Bova has been involved in science and high technology since the very beginnings of the space age.
President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, Dr. Bova received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, "for fueling mankind's imagination regarding the wonders of outer space."
His 2006 novel TITAN received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. Earlier, he was an award-winning editor of ANALOG and OMNI and an executive in the aerospace industry.
Dr. Bova is a frequent commentator on radio and television and popular lecturer.