aA classic. Its scope is astonishing, and it contains much wisdom and profound philosophy.a aSir Arthur C. Clarke A father and son go searching for the stars, but much more than gravity will hold them back Born the year of the Moon landing, Chris Terence spends his life fighting to return humanity to that pinnacle. An engineering student with dreams of spaceflight, he finds upon graduation that the United States no longer has need for astronauts. Years of bureaucratic meddling have reduced the space program to a shell of itself, and it will take the greatest scientific find in history to send humanity skyward once more. After years battling budget hawks, Chris finally gets his chance to walk on the Moon. While there, he finds evidence of an ancient alien civilization, the Tiberians, who visited Earthas satellite eight thousand years before. Understanding what happened to those long-forgotten travelers will define the lives of Chris and his son, as they fight against all odds to unlock the secrets of the universe.Mejox brought the power on line by the book, a particularly slow wayawe wanted Nim Rar and his guards to think takeoffs ... Now he has seen what they do, and he knows how to work the flight controls. He can make it fly, and he is going to. He is going up to this wonderful Wahkopem Zomos you say is the bright star over our southern horizon, to bring back good things with which I shall reward my chiefs.
|Title||:||Encounter with Tiber|
|Author||:||Buzz Aldrin, John Barnes|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2013-05-28|