Quiet! by William Mangieri
Approx. 1,640 words.
Published on May 5, 2012.
It's been 40 years since men last visited the moon. Since then it feels like we've abandoned manned space exploration. What if that's not all we abandoned?
I've taken some liberties with the Apollo 17 transcripts, but this is fiction, right?
"Quiet!" is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."