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Mars, Inc

Mars, Inc( )
Author: Bova, Ben
ISBN:978-1-4767-8066-5
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:Baen Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

A new novel from Ben Bova, creator of the New York Times best-selling GrandTour science fiction series. Bova is a six time Hugo award winner, and pastpresident of the National Space Society. Here, Bova returns to his most popularand best-selling subject: the quest for Mars!

Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.188 x 6.75 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.48 Pounds
Author Biography
Bova, Ben (Author)
Ben Bova, Ben Bova was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He began writing fiction in the late 1940's and continued to pursue his careers in journalism, aerospace, education and publishing. Bova received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, 1954, a master of arts degree in communications from the State University of New York, 1987, and a doctorate in education from California Coast University, 1996.

Dr. Bova worked as a newspaper reporter for several years and then joined Project Vanguard, the first American satellite program, as a technical editor. He was manager of marketing for Avco Everett Research Laboratory and worked with scientists in the fields of high-power lasers, artificial hearts and advanced electrical power generators. Dr. Bova has taught science fiction at Harvard University and at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, where he also directed film courses. He has written scripts for teaching films with the Physical Sciences Study Committee in association with Nobel Laureates from many universities.

Dr. Bova has served on the advisory board of Post College and the Editorial Boards of the World Future Society. He is President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society. He is also a charter member of the Planetary Society and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Nature Conservancy, the New York Academy of Sciences and the National Space Club. He is a former President and a charter member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He was honored by Temple University as a Distinguished Alumnus in 1981 and in 1982 was made an Alumni Fellow.

In 1994, his short story "Inspiration" was nominated for the Nebula Award. "The Beauty of Light" was voted one of the best science books of the year in 1988 by the American Librarians' Association and they hailed "Moonrise" as best science fiction novel in 1996. Other ti



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