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The Sands of Mars (1952)

by Arthur C. Clarke

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In Clarke's first published full-length science fiction novel, renowned science fiction writer Martin Gibson joins the spaceship Ares, the world's first interplanetary ship for passenger travel, on its maiden voyage to Mars. His mission: to report back to the home planet about the new Mars colony and the progress it has been making. First published in 1951, before the achievement of space flight, Clarke addresses hard physical and scientific issues with aplomb-and the best scientific understanding of the times. Included are the challenges of differing air pressures, lack of oxygen, food provisions, severe weather patterns, construction on Mars, and methods of local travel-both on the surface and to the planet's two moons.… (more)
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  revirier | Dec 13, 2021 |
Enjoyable terraforming and exploration story. Definitely shows some age. ( )
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Binkley, RicCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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'So this is the first time you've been upstairs?' said the pilot, leaning back idly in his seat so that it rocked to and fro in the gimbals.
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In Clarke's first published full-length science fiction novel, renowned science fiction writer Martin Gibson joins the spaceship Ares, the world's first interplanetary ship for passenger travel, on its maiden voyage to Mars. His mission: to report back to the home planet about the new Mars colony and the progress it has been making. First published in 1951, before the achievement of space flight, Clarke addresses hard physical and scientific issues with aplomb-and the best scientific understanding of the times. Included are the challenges of differing air pressures, lack of oxygen, food provisions, severe weather patterns, construction on Mars, and methods of local travel-both on the surface and to the planet's two moons.

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Clarke, Arthur C., 1917-2008.
Έξοδος / Άρθουρ Κλαρκ · μετάφραση Σ. Ντούμας. - Αθήνα : Κάκτος, 1979. - 310σ. · 21x12.5εκ.
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Γλώσσα πρωτοτύπου: αγγλικά
Τίτλος πρωτοτύπου: Sands of Mars, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1951.
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