StarDate: May/Jun 2003
The Summer Reading issue of StarDate magazine is back with our 2003 May/June issue. Freelance writer Rick Wilber introduces us to astronomers and space scientists who fuse fiction writing with science fact. In astronomer Gregory Benford’s novel Eater, scientists discover an unknown entity approaching Earth that’s ready to talk. In NASA engineer Geoffrey Landis’ novel Mars Crossing, Mars expeditioners must trek hundreds of kilometers across the surface of the Red Planet after their craft is unable to take off.