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Warlords of the Asteroid Belt By Rogue Planet Press
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Between Mars and Jupiter lies the Asteroid Belt, a sector of space containing countless myriads of asteroids and dwarf planets, many with vast untapped mineral wealth beneath their surfaces. In the... More > near future, as the human race expands throughout the Solar System, this lawless region becomes a battleground as frontiersmen, space pirates, prospectors and mining combines struggle for supremacy. Ill-equipped to police such an area, the Space Patrol is powerless to intervene in all but a few of the struggles, and the Belt is ravaged by warfare between rival factions. All are determined to gain control, but when the wars are over, who will be acknowledged Warlord of the Asteroid Belt? Including stories by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek, Gary Budgen, ES Wynn, Andrew MacRae and many more! Plus cover art courtesy of Stephen Cooney and interior art by Gregory KH Bryant.< Less
Asteroid Expedition Guide By Richard Penn
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In 2045, seven ships will carry two thousand men, women and children out into the asteroid belt. Not to visit, but to live there permanently. This small book, published a year earlier, is a guide for... More > applicants, telling them how they will live, the skills they need, and even the human rights charter they must agree to before they go. Living in crowded ships will be hard and risky, but they see a chance to build a new community and head for the stars.< Less
Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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Illustrated by Bryan Stone Have you ever seen a comet traveling through the night sky? For thousands of years, people have gazed into the skies with curiosity. They wanted to know what comets and... More > asteroids were, where they came from, and how they affected our own planet. Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Amazing Projects takes kids ages 7 to 10 on a fantastic journey through space, where they investigate comets, asteroids, and lesser-known celestial objects. Readers learn about everything from the first asteroid and significant comet discoveries to current spacecraft missions that are exploring different celestial objects right now! Essential questions embedded in the text inspire critical and creative thinking, while interactive projects and links to online primary sources encourage kids to explore further, beyond the page. Have fun and learn with hands-on STEM activities! Make your own quadrant Create models of different celestial objects Experiment with gravity Build a refracting telescope< Less
The Belt Connection: Book 1 of the Gated Universe Saga By Jim Michie
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A fast-paced romp through the politics and corporate misdeeds of the society the world is turning into while we watch that combines the classic elements of an unwitting hero and a faithful sidekick.... More > The story follows the exploits of Hal Neilson, an ex-agent of the Central Security Agency, and Harvey, an implanted computer that inconveniently become self-aware in the middle of an Agency effort to penetrate the security of the Greater European Union’s ultra-computer. What Hall finds out from his tap of the GEU’s moon-based computer has him running for his life and scheming to spoil the plans of the GEU and the plans of his employers as well. Along the way, Hal falls into a relationship with a lady that has more spunk than he does and Harvey slowly adds personality to his circuits, including the wry humor that is an essential part of Hal’s life. From the Earth to the moon, to orbiting habitats, and on to the asteroid belt, the action never stops. A quick and delightful read.< Less
Alien Incursions By Mike Scantlebury
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It's a hundred years in the future and everything has changed. The media companies of the whole Solar System are controlled by a handful of people. Peter Colwhon is a vid reporter. He is sent from... More > Mars base to the Asteroid Belt to interview the youngest and most objectionable of all the heirs to trading company fortunes. Peter finds chaos, rebellion and terror. Someone is organising the spacers in revolt against the Five Families. Soon, his own life is in danger. Can he survive the mission, escape with his life and still file his story?< Less
Freedom at Feronia By Richard Penn
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Lisa and her team of asteroid police have captured a nuclear rocket, and rescued a dozen kidnapped children. They need to return the children to Mars, but first they need to build a ship. The rebel... More > colony of Feronia is on their way, taken over by Christian fundamentalists. Can they return it to civilization, and what kind of government will lead to a long-term peace?< Less
The Dark Colony By Richard Penn
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Lisa liked a quiet, straightforward life in the space station at Terpsichore. Used to handling drunks and other minor skirmishes, she is not expecting any surprises. But when sent to investigate a... More > free floating object in the hold, she finds herself drawn into solving a mystery and leading a team to a secret colony where women and children are kept as slaves. This is hard science fiction, set in the near future, where space travel is difficult and takes many months. Colonists invent and build their own equipment from local materials. While truly isolated, they are part of a movement aiming to create thousands of independent communities throughout the Belt. (Second edition, with some new illustrations and minor revisions to the text)< Less
Miner One: Virtually Yours By Eli Michael Dragomer
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Captain Johnny Johnson is about to change the way the world perceives itself. With the help of Minnie, a ship built around a self-aware living computer, he will pilot the first manned exploration... More > mission to the asteroid belt. Since the mission is slated to be a solo for Johnny, it will be a lonely and dangerous undertaking. Thankfully though, Minnie will be along, performing duties as both ship and crew. The trip to the belt is full of surprises, some of which threaten to end the mission before it really gets moving. Occurrences during the journey out to the belt, and their discoveries at the belt are beyond their wildest dreams. In fact, they dare not tell anyone what they’ve discovered for fear of causing major upheavals back on earth. As the mission at the belt winds down, tensions rise. Minnie abandons Johnny to his own wiles. Subsequently, events occur which serve to unveil the true hidden purpose of their journey, and result in Johnny’s return to Base without his ship.< Less
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Grampa & Jim's Solar System Adventure By Shelby Plume
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A fun and informative trip through the solar system with Jim and his Grandfather. Jim learns that space isn't as boring as he initially thought as they explore various planets, asteroid belts, and... More > more from the safety of Grampa's home made rocket. Best of all, they make it home in time for dinner.< Less

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