The Asteroid War
The fierce Wookiee is Han Solo's smuggling partner and copilot of the Millenium Falcon. He uses a breath mask while repairing the malfunctioning Falcon inside and asteroid that provides a convenient location to hide from pursuing Imperial fighters.
Han Solo never intended to join the Rebel Alliance, but circumstances threw him into the battle. His breath mask provides him with oxygen while on an asteroid, where he has landed the Millenium Falcon to hide from the Empire and make repairs to the ship.
In the distant future, humans have colonized hundreds of planets and thousands of moons and asteroids. Humans travel between planets in large numbers. Advances have been made in all aspects of human achievement. As with the present, the future with all its advancements is not all safe as it seems. Powerful politicians and the extremely rich enjoy benefits on the planets closest to Earth that trillions of people on the outer planets only dream about.
Twelve billion metric tons of asteroid. One woman who can save Earth. Zero margin for error. For war hero Caitlin Taggart, mining work on the Moon is dirty, low pay, and high risk. But no risk seems too extreme if it helps her return to Earth and the daughter she loves more than life itself. Offered a dangerous, long-shot chance to realize that dream, Caitlin will gamble with more than just her life.
This 64-page softcover explores the solar system of the Pathfinder campaign setting. Along with extensive gazetteers and maps of each of the numerous planets of this system (including the war-torn Red Planet of Akiton, the undead world of Eox, the primeval Green Planet of Castrovel, gas giants, asteroids, moons, and more), this book includes guidelines for traveling from world to world and exploring the dark depths of outer space.
When it first appeared, the astronomers named the asteroid Keanu. A Near Earth Object, from a distant constellation, it was headed directly toward our sun. But when we went to meet it, it turned out to be far more than a huge rock hurtling through space. The two teams of astronauts sent to explore Keanu discovered it is, in fact, a spacecraft, a giant ship with an alien crew.
A hundred years before "Ender's Game," humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies. The mining ship "El Cavador" is far out from Earth, in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, beyond Pluto. Other mining ships, and the families that live on them, are few and far between this far out.
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On a barren asteroid, the once-mighty Haddron Empire is on the brink of collapse, torn apart by civil war. The one man who might have saved it languishes in prison, his enemies planning his death and his friends plotting his escape. The Second Doctor arrives as the last act of this deadly drama is being played out - and with both terrifying killers and cunning traitors to defeat, the future hangs in the balance.
Will we find a cure for cancer? Will humans colonize Mars? Will the asteroid hit Earth as predicted? How long will it be until peace prevails in the Middle East? Is nuclear war approaching? Sylvia answers all this and more, comforting readers and predicting what life will be like in 5, 10, 20, 100 and 500 years. She also gives her own predictions and lends a comforting and reassuring message to what the future holds for all of us.
The Council of Nobles is openly trying to kill Tom and civil war is threatened in Annwn if Myfanwy will not agree to marry Alwyn apBryn. Torn between her love of Tom and her love for her people, she accompanies Tom into the high Himalayas, to confront a group of rogue monks who are steering an asteroid towards the Earth. There they will face magic, fighting monks, wild yeti and the consequences of violence and murder.
The never-before-told prequel to ENDER'S GAME An unidentified ship is rocketing toward Earth with tech far beyond anything we've ever seen, and the only people who can give warning are a small band of asteroid miners millions of miles from home. The clock is ticking, and it doesn't look good for the human race. From New York Times-bestselling author Orson Scott Card comes the tale of humanity's first contact with the Formics - and the horrible toll it took on mankind.
John Williams - Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back (CD NEW)Label: SonyFormat: CDRelease Date: 21 Sep 2004No. of Discs: 2UPC: 827969295120Album TracksDISC 1:1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare2. Main Title/The Ice Planet Hoth3. The Wampa's Lair/Vision Of Obi-Wan/Snowspeeders Take Flight4. The Imperial Probe/Aboard The Executor5. The Battle of Hoth6. The Asteroid Field7.
In Dani and Eytan Kollin's The Unincorporated Future, Sandra O'Toole is the president of the Outer Alliance, which stretches from the asteroid belt to the Oort Cloud beyond Pluto. Resurrected following the death of Justin Cord, the unincorporated man, O'Toole has become a powerful political figure and a Machiavellian leader determined to win the Civil War against the inner planets at almost any cost.
A hundred years before Ender's Game, humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies. The mining ship El Cavador is far out from Earth, in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, beyond Pluto. Other mining ships, and the families that live on them, are few and far between this far out.
The first novel of the Asteroid Wars about earth's near future from the "leading light of hard Science Fiction and space advocacy"* Once, Dan Randolph was one of the richest men on Earth. Now the planet is spiralling into environmental disaster, with floods and earthquakes destroying the lives of millions. Martin Humphries, fabulously wealthy heir of the Humphries Trust, also knows that space-based industry is the way of the future.
In Ben Bova's Aftermath, in the wake of the Asteroid Wars that tore across the solar system, Victor Zacharius makes his living running the ore-carrier Syracuse. When the Syracuse stumbles into the middle of a military attack on the habitat Chrysalis, Victor flees in a control pod to draw the attacker's attention away from his family. Now, as his wife and children plunge into the far deeps of space, Victor has been rescued by the seductive Cheena Madagascar.
The Asteroid Wars continue When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resources of the Asteroid Belt itself. Fighting escalates and the lines between commerce and politics, boardroom and bedroom, blur-and the keys to victory will include physics, nanotechnology, and cold hard cash.
Avoiding mathematical and scientific equations in favor of more modern language that is clear and with a good dose of humor, this book explains many different scientific concepts with the help of science fiction films and superhero comic books. This fresh, new take on science addresses the validity and possibility of certain sci-fi and comic book tropes, such as asteroid impacts, invisibility, and teleportation, from a truly scientific perspective.
New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown-"the best military writer in the country" (Clive Cussler)-is back with Starfire, a masterful military thriller that explores a future all too possible and all too close: the weaponization of space. With the death of his heroic father, bomber and space warfare veteran Patrick McLanahan, Bradley McLanahan must now fly solo, leading a team of young engineers designing Starfire, the world's first orbiting solar power plant.
In the rolling asteroid rings above a remote planet, General Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker play a deadly game of cat and mouse against Separatist droid fighters-and a squadron of highly skilled human pilots who have pledged their guns to Count Dooku. Find out why Anakin is known as the greatest pilot in the galaxy!
The story of The First Formic War continues in Earth Awakens. Nearly 100 years before the events of Orson Scott Card's bestselling novel Ender's Game, humans were just beginning to step off Earth and out into the Solar System. A thin web of ships in both asteroid belts; a few stations; a corporate settlement on Luna. No one had seen any sign of other space-faring races; everyone expected that First Contact, if it came, would happen in the future, in the empty reaches between the stars.
With the death of his heroic father, bomber and space warfare veteran Patrick McLanahan, Bradley McLanahan must now fly solo, leading a team of young engineers designing Starfire, the world's first orbiting solar power plant. Starfire will not only deliver unlimited and inexpensive electricity to anywhere on planet Earth, it can also transmit power to the moon, and even to spacecraft and asteroids.
The Master of Magnetism embarks on a holy crusade to rescue his fellow mutants from the coming genetic conflagration with humanity. regardless of the cost to either side. The newly formed Acolytes, Magneto's disciples, see him as their greatest salvation. Little do they realize their zeal will carry them to the ends of earth - and above - when Magneto proclaims Asteroid M a haven for mutants everywhere, inciting a state of war between himself and the world's great powers All that stands in the way of absolute chaos are the mutant heroes known as the X-Men, whose powers and abilities set them apart from a humanity that hates and fears them.
As a Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader is on a mission to crush the Rebellion and bring young Luke Skywalker before the Emperor. Using the power of the dark side, Vader changes into his TIE Advanced starfighter mode and combs the galaxy for Skywalker, destroying all Rebel ships, pirate fleets and asteroids that get in his way. Amazing Star Wars figure converts from Darth Vader to TIE Advanced Starfighter mode and back! Aim the launching projectile lightsabers at anything that gets in your path!
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