The Obligation

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The Obligation is a modern parable of a young man’s journey to find the true purpose of humankind’s passion for space exploration. Set against a backdrop of a political battle in Washington over space station funding, the protagonist's adventures leads him to discover not only the reason we yearn for space, but also a larger responsibility we have to each other and to the planet that gave us life. More

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About Steven Wolfe

Steven Wolfe has been a writer, speaker and advocate for the advancement of the space settlement concepts and related ideas for more than 25 years. He was a legislative aide for the late Cong. George E. Brown, Jr., where he served as executive director of Congressional Space Caucus. He served on the board of directors of the National Space Society, president of the New York Space Frontier Society and Advocate of the Space Frontier Foundation. Steve drafted the Space Settlement Act of 1988 for Cong. Brown. The bill was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan as part of the NASA Authorization bill. Steven serves on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Space Philosophy. Steven is currently a consultant in the solar energy industry.

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Review by: Jim Crisafulli on July 21, 2013 :
Jim Crisafulli, Director of the Hawaii Office of Aerospace Development and Chairman of the Aerospace States Association Space Exploration Committee.

"Imbued throughout with compelling insights into the complex chemistry that fuels humanity's passion for exploration and discovery, The Obligation transports the reader on a creative and comprehensive voyage through the dialectics that define our nature as a space-faring species - providing a portal to the penchants and possibilities that will define both our evolving relationship to and future in the Cosmos. A most inspiring narrative that I would highly recommend to anyone who is curious about the raison d'être of humankind."
(reviewed 29 days after purchase)
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