Books tagged: solar power satellite

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Going Past The Town Prison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Retiring on a distant planet, Geodon rides the pylon trapeze transportation across the frozen lava field to the small desert town to be his final home. Arriving, he walks past the foreboding town prison, then to his newly solar-power-built home made of the lava of this world. He finds love and an interesting new being from a distant place.
Building Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)