Venus

Author:

Ben Bova

Publisher:

Hodder & Stoughton

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton

Publication Year 2000
ISBN-13

9780340728475

ISBN-10 0340728477
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 22 x 14 x 2
Weight (grms) 216

It is the most desolate place in the universe. With a surface blasted by temperatures hotter than any oven and an atmosphere heavy with sulphur, months from Earth by even the fastest spacecraft, Venus remains almost unknown even after a century of space travel. But Alex Humphries, son of ruthless space tycoon Martin Humphries, disappeared along with his ship Phosphoros into Venus's infernal atmosphere, and now Humphries has offered ten billion dollars to anyone who can bring his son's body home. Two ships are soon racing against each other to Venus. But when they enter the poisonous hurricane winds of the unknown planet they find something so surprising, so unexepected, that it will change the whole course of space exploration.

Ben Bova

An award-winning editor, President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society, Ben Bova is also the author of more than ninety futuristic novels and non-fiction books. He and his wife live in Florida.
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