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6 edition of Orbital decay found in the catalog.

Orbital decay

by Allen M. Steele

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Published by Ace Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAllen Steele.
SeriesAce science fiction
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1796 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3666068M
ISBN 100441498515
LC Control Number2002559621
OCLC/WorldCa20548125

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Orbital Decay Near-Space Series, Book 1 Popeye Hooker knows that space isn't all it's cracked up to be. A former fisherman who takes a job building low orbital stations to escape a failed relationship, he finds that in space, construction work is still a grind. And when they aren't building the space stations that will usher humanity into.   A Black Ships Novella Ben's life was falling apart but the pace has just accelerated. A suicide case turns out to be murder and it looks like the body count’s going to rise. A lot. As he races to uncover the truth, he learns the entire species may be the next victim. Just as humanity is finally reaching for the stars, a terrible mistake may knock us back into the Stone Age.

Get this from a library! Orbital decay. [Allen M Steele; Romas Kukalis; Science Fiction Book Club,] -- Olympus Station, affectionately known as Skycan, orbits the Earth and is home to beamjacks. These are the people who are building the future, the space-stations that will open up the new. Orbital Decay. By: Additionally, the book contained long winded technical discussions of stuff that isn't yet built and made a few technical errors. The theme--big government is watching--is either prescient or ripped from Orwell's for Steele's first effort but not up to the Coyote series quality.


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Detective Sergeant Ben Mark's life is falling apart. It's been a long, painful process for years but the pace has just accelerated dramatically. A suicide turns into the case from Hell as Ben realizes that Dr.

Mortensen was the victim of foul play/5(18). Orbital Decay () About book: Overall this isn’t a bad story and reading it as someone living 20+ years after it was written it is easy to see parts of the book that are almost prescient.

It shows how the public consciousness concerned about government surveillance is not limited to recent events and has been a concern for a very long the moral of the story does hold up the rest of the book /5(5).

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Timely—and with Orwellian undertones, Allen Steele’s debut won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Perfect for fans of Robert Heinlein, Robert J. Sawyer, and Greg Bear, Orbital Decay blends fantasy and science fiction with a prescient attention paid Brand: Open Road Media. For fans of adventurous science fiction in the vein of Firefly, The Expanse, and Dark Matter, Orbital Decay is an action-packed thriller leading you straight into a fight for freedom in The Alorian Wars.

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Brand: Rebellion Publishing Ltd.In orbital mechanics, decay is a gradual decrease of the distance between two orbiting bodies at their closest approach (the periapsis) over many orbital orbiting bodies can be a planet and its satellite, a star and any object orbiting it, or components of any binary do not decay without some friction-like mechanism which transfers energy from the orbital motion.