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Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar

Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar

Contemporary, European Literature, Fantasy, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Novels, Science Fiction, Space, Speculative Fiction
Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar eBook DownloadAn intergalactic odyssey of love, ambition, and self-discoveryOrphaned as a boy, raised in the Czech countryside by his doting grandparents, Jakub Procházka has risen from small-time scientist to become the country's first astronaut. When a dangerous solo mission to Venus offers him both the chance at heroism he's dreamt of, and a way to atone for his father's sins as a Communist informer, he ventures boldly into the vast unknown. But in so doing, he leaves behind his devoted wife, Lenka, whose love, he realizes too late, he has sacrificed on the altar of his ambitions.Alone in Deep Space, Jakub discovers a possibly imaginary giant alien spider, who becomes his unlikely companion. Over philosophical conversations about the
Persepolis Rising by James S.A. Corey eBook Download

Persepolis Rising by James S.A. Corey eBook Download

Fiction, Science Fiction, Space
Persepolis Rising by James S.A. Corey eBook DownloadIn the thousand-sun network of humanity's expansion, new colony worlds are struggling to find their way. Every new planet lives on a knife edge between collapse and wonder, and the crew of the aging gunship Rocinante have their hands more than full keeping the fragile peace.In the vast space between Earth and Jupiter, the inner planets and belt have formed a tentative and uncertain alliance still haunted by a history of wars and prejudices. On the lost colony world of Laconia, a hidden enemy has a new vision for all of humanity and the power to enforce it.New technologies clash with old as the history of human conflict returns to its ancient patterns of war and subjugation. But human nature is not the only enemy, and the for...
Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty eBook Download

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty eBook Download

Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, Space
Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty eBook DownloadA space adventure set on a lone ship where the clones of a murdered crew must find their murderer -- before they kill again.It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood.At least, Maria Arena had never experienced it. She had no memory of how she died. That was also new; before, when she had awakened as a new clone, her first memory was of how she died. Maria's vat was in the front of six vats, each one holding the clone of a crew member of the starship Dormire, each clone waiting for its previous incarnation to die so it could awaken. And Maria wasn't the only one to die recently...
The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley eBook Download

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley eBook Download

Fantasy, Fiction, Glbt, Science Fiction, Space
The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley eBook DownloadSomewhere on the outer rim of the universe, a mass of decaying world-ships known as the Legion is traveling in the seams between the stars. For generations, a war for control of the Legion has been waged, with no clear resolution.  As worlds continue to die, a desperate plan is put into motion.Zan wakes with no memory, prisoner of a people who say they are her family. She is told she is their salvation - the only person capable of boarding the Mokshi, a world-ship with the power to leave the Legion. But Zan's new family is not the only one desperate to gain control of the prized ship. Zan finds that she must choose sides in a genocidal campaign that will take her from the edges of the Legion's gravity well to the very belly of
Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger

Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger

Biography, History, Nonfiction, Science, Space
Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger eBook DownloadIn August 1968, one short year after three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, NASA decided that it would launch humankind’s first flight to the moon. Sixteen weeks later, Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders were aboard the first manned spacecraft to depart Earth’s orbit, reach the moon, and return safely to Earth, delivering a tear-inducing Christmas Eve message along the way.
Strange Dogs by James S.A. Corey

Strange Dogs by James S.A. Corey

Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Space
Strange Dogs by James S.A. Corey eBook DownloadLike many before them, Cara and her family ventured through the gates as scientists and researchers, driven to carve out a new life and uncover the endless possibilities of the unexplored alien worlds now within reach.But soon the soldiers followed and under this new order Cara makes a discovery that will change everything.
Perilous Waif by E. William Brown eBook Download

Perilous Waif by E. William Brown eBook Download

Science Fiction, Space, Young Adult
Perilous Waif by E. William Brown eBook DownloadMy name is Alice Long, and I’ve always known I was different.When I was little I used to climb up to the highest branches of the housetree at night, and watch the starships docking at the orbital stations high above. Forty meters off the ground, watching ships thirty thousand kilometers overhead, with senses that could pick out radar pings and comm chatter as easily as the ships themselves. It all seemed perfectly natural at the time.There were other kids with mods at the orphanage, but nothing like that. I learned fast to downplay my abilities, keep my mouth shut and try to blend in. Even as a kid I knew not to trust the Matrons. What would they do, if they realized the Adjustments that were supposed to make me a meek little he
Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Fiction, Science Fiction, Space
Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers eBook DownloadFrom the ground, we stand. From our ship, we live. By the stars, we hopeThe incredible new novel by Becky Chambers, author of the belovedThe Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet.Centuries after the last humans left Earth, the Exodus Fleet is a living relic, a place many are from but few outsiders have seen. Humanity has finally been accepted into the galactic community, but while this has opened doors for many, those who have not yet left for alien cities fear that their carefully cultivated way of life is under threat.Tessa chose to stay home when her brother Ashby left for the stars, but has to question that decision when her position in the Fleet is threatened.Kip, a reluctant young apprentice, itches for chang...
Rocket Men by Robert Kurson

Rocket Men by Robert Kurson

Biography, History, Nonfiction, Science, Space
Rocket Men by Robert Kurson eBook DownloadThe inside, lesser-known story of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission: Apollo 8, mankind's first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968. A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever, from the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Divers. In early 1968, the Apollo program was on shaky footing. President Kennedy's end-of-decade deadline to put a man on the Moon was in jeopardy, and the Soviets were threatening to pull ahead in the space race. By August 1968, with its back against the wall, NASA decided to scrap its usual methodical approach and shoot for the heavens. With just four months to prepare--a fraction of the normal time--the agency would send the first men in history t
The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku

The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku

Nonfiction, Science, Space, Technology
The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku eBook DownloadHuman civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future catastrophes compel us to abandon Earth, one day we will make our homes among the stars.World-renowned physicist and futurist Michio Kaku explores in rich, accessible detail how humanity might gradually develop a sustainable civilization in outer space. With his trademark storytelling verve, Kaku shows us how science fiction is becoming reality: mind-boggling developments in robotics, nanotechnology, and biotechnology could enable us to build habitable cities on Mars; nearby stars might be reached by microscopic spaceships sailing ...