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Pillar To The Sky (Hardcover)

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  • Gary Morgan - a brilliant, renegade scientist is pilloried by the scientific community for his belief in a space elevator: a pillar to the sky, which he believes will make space flight fast, simple and affordable.

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Product Description

  • Author
    William R Forstchen  
    Binding
    hardback  
    Cat No.
    3047200  
    EAN
    978076533438152599  
    Genre
    Fantasy  
    ISBN
    9780765334381  
    Publisher
    Tor  
    Type
    Books  
  • Gary Morgan - a brilliant, renegade scientist is pilloried by the scientific community for his belief in a space elevator: a pillar to the sky, which he believes will make space flight fast, simple and affordable.

    Eva Morgan - a brilliant and beautiful scientist of Ukranian descent, she has had a lifelong obsession to build a pillar to the sky, a vertiginous tower which would mine the power of the sun and supply humanity with cheap, limitless energy forever.

    Gunther Rothenberg - the ancient but revered rocket-scientist who laboured at Peenemunda with von Braun to create the first rockets and continued on to build those of today. A legend, he has mentored Gary and Natalia for two decades, nurturing and encouraging their transcendent vision.

    Franklin Smith - the eccentric Silicon Valley billionaire who will champion their cause, wage war with Congress and government bureaucracy and most important, finance their herculean undertaking. T

    his journey to the stars will not be easy - a tumultuous struggle filled with violence and heroism, love and death, spellbinding beauty and heartbreaking betrayal. The stakes could not be higher. Humanity’s salvation will hang in the balance.

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