I read these out of the library a few years back and I'm in the process of rebuying them in paperback for a re-read at a later date.
Which is a study of Space Station themes within SF. Sounds very interesting. I haven't read it, but I picked up satellite E one by Jeffery Lloyd Castle a few years ago in a used bookstore. This is the dust jacket copy: "This is the story of a voyage into nothing — no land, no air, no water, no gravity, no friendly warmth — only burning heat and cold. And no sound! It is the fabulous and factual account of Sir Hugh Macpherson, the pioneer of space travel, the first among mortals to be suspended in free orbit around the earth.
Alone amid the myriad revolving stars, yet rushing incredibly through soundless space, it was he who first set foot on the long trail to other worlds!
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The reader actively participates in the adventure, in its unexpected tragedy, in the fantastic rescue of Sir Hugh by an emergency flight from Earth. As the sky platform is built up and develops into a new satellite to the Earth, the reader enters this unusual astral city and becomes familiar with the fantastic complexities of a strange new world. Feb 9, , pm. Harry Stine.
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Feb 26, , am. Corey Leviathan Wakes and a fair amount of the story takes place on various space stations in our solar system; I thought it was a very good read. If I recall correctly, it comes out in June of this year. Mar 3, , pm. Good and fun oldie: Robert A. Heinlein - Space Cadet. The first of Cherryh's Chanur series is located primarily on a space station. Really good read! On the other end of the spectrum, An Accidental Goddess by Linnea Sinclair takes place on a space station as well.
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Jennifer Wingert has written a really decent book, Grasp the Stars , that also is located on a space station. Maintenance of the station is a key part of the action, unlike many books. Edited: Mar 3, , pm. Not sure why. But i'll add it to my Cherryh books to be acquired pile. An Accidental Goddess might be a bit Romancy for me. I've not come accross Jennifer Wingert at all before. Mar 10, , am.
I enjoyed Clarke's Islands in the Sky Ignore the juvennile tag and enjoy! Group: Science Fiction Fans 6, members 56, messages You must be a member of this group to post. About This topic is not marked as primarily about any work, author or other topic. Hogan Inherit the Stars by James P. Cherryh Hellburner by C. Stine Leviathan Wakes by James S. Corey Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein The Pride of Chanur by C.
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Hogan James White George O. O'Neill G. Harry Stine John S. Stine James S. Cherryh take place in part on stations and in part on ships in this solar system. I have always enjoyed them. Price is low and she gets all of the proceeds.
Jan 28, , am. I may rebuy them as ebooks when she has the full bundle up there. Sitting on my bookshelf is an old Mack Reynolds title, Lagrange Five. Haven't read it, but it obviously fits. He was primarily interested in social aspects and political systems so his science tended to be a brief mention and a wave of his hand. They're also pretty dated, but that didn't keep me from owning most of them. Some of the story was on low orbit space stations and he spent some time on how everything worked. Edited: Jan 28, , pm. I picked up the novel and have it in this years pile of To Be Reads.
Jan 28, , pm. You've probably already read Ender's Game. The closest I can think of in my collection is All the Weyrs of Pern , but there are several books building up to that point, and the space station still isn't the primary location of the story, though it is the point of contention. Jan 29, , pm.
Jan 30, , am. I thought the format of those anthologies was good, alternating a science fact article, then a story using the science, interspersed with SF poetry. Harry Stine, and Mining the Asteroids. Edited: Jan 31, , am. I just finished " We " by John Dickinson 2 , which is set on a remote base on a moon in the outer solar system: not, perhaps, a space station in your terms, though.
The Worlds trilogy by Joe Haldeman feature at least in the first two the relations between Earth and the space habitats in orbit around it.
Edited: Feb 1, , am. Abercrombie station by Jack Vance. It's old, though More info here and Wiki link. Edited to fix touchstone. Feb 1, , pm.
Feb 3, , pm. Islands in the Sky by Arthur C. Siege Perilous by Lester del Rey. Just off the top of my head. I am think of others later. No-one's mentioned it so far probably had better taste , but my recollection is that The Gap Series had significant portions set on a space station. Feb 4, , am. I read these out of the library a few years back and I'm in the process of rebuying them in paperback for a re-read at a later date. Which is a study of Space Station themes within SF. Sounds very interesting.