Books tagged: mars colony

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One
Price: Free! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Mr. Idramla, a scientist, wakes up to a world he no longer remembers, his memories somehow erased after an explosion in PODS-6. He would have to journey through Mars within a vessel he built, a RAPTOR, in hopes of replenishing his supplies. All the while, getting to befriend the voice of his artificial intelligence driven assistant, Neo. This is the beginning of Mr. Idramla’s story.
Another Girl, Another Planet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dave Shuster has been confronted by secret government agents over a photo taken by a Mars lander of a graveyard complete with crosses on Mars. Shuster claims that – in an alternate timeline – he was a low-level bureaucrat in the administration of a joint U.S. – Soviet Mars colony when he was caught up in a murder mystery involving the illegal use of robot technology.
We Are Martians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,230. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Martian colony goes from private to international with dire results as the founders and their children fight Earth for independence and self determination.
Destiny: Space - Ten Innovations That Will Change How We Live, Work, and Explore in Space
Price: Free! Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
(4.00)
Space Shuttle experiment engineer Darren Beyer shares the top ten innovations that will define humanity's future in space. From planetary rovers to manned missions to Mars, he delves into technologies that will help us conquer the solar system.
Titus Ad Larem
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: American English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Titus’ life as a stay-at-home dad is disrupted when his husband, Lucas, loses his job. He re-enters the workforce as a stockboy at Glenn’s Value Plus, where an encounter with a woman stealing tunafood and a coworker vowing to get him fired cause him to wish he lived on Mars. The X-Tellus company wants to give him that wish. But what would it take to leave his life—and his family—behind?
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
Edict 9
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,540. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Sci-Fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ed Cole has already taken the most celebrated journey in exploration history: a one-way trip to mars. As counsellor on Humanity-1, Cole’s mission is to keep everyone grounded in what will always be an unforgiving place to live. A new play written for stage, radio & screen, Edict 9 is the story of Ed cole’s personal struggle with the timeless human question: Where is home?
Duality (Epsilon Book 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
While the rest of the world lives behind a dark shroud since the cataclysmic Event of 2077, multiple converging conflicts threaten to shift the balance of power in a world without power. Can former comrades keep their strained relationships bound long enough to overcome disaster and save the day, or will ghosts of the past halt them in their tracks?
Mars Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00)
"Mars Girl is reminiscent of Kurt Vonnegut's early satire ... [It's] a bizarre, satirical romp that offers a glimpse into the media and politics of a future that is probably nearer than most would like to admit." City Pulse, Lansing, Michigan
Photonic Travel: Riding on a Beam of Light
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper describes the technology that will be used to colonize distant planets in other solar systems. It is the most efficient form of transportation that is possible utilizing physical matter. A 5 watt laser pulse can be used to "push" a vehicle from Earth to Mars in about 12 minutes, at the speed of light. Suggestions for further research are made.