Email From Mars: Outbound is a fast-paced saga about six brave men and women who have set sail through the cosmos on a two-and-a-half year mission to the red planet. Their only connection to home is the email communications with friends and family. But, while still a month out from Mars, an asteroid knocks out half of the Bolo One spacecraft’s solar panels. The crew must find a suitable work-around, and fast, or face certain death. However, lack of electrical power is the least of their worries. Foreign agents are utilizing kidnapping and murder of the crew’s families, back on Earth, in an attempt to coerce them to abort the landing on Mars. Unknown to the crew, a foreign government’s robotic rover has made a discovery of immense value to all mankind, and they intend to land a human there first, no matter the cost.Knowing the danger of such a harrowing undertaking, each of the Bolo One’s crew members are prepared to give his or her life for the mission. But, who among them is prepared to sacrifice a loved one while traveling to Mars? Loss and loneliness draw the men and women closer together, resulting in romance among the stars. What they discover about themselves and the mission creates a spell-binding story that will keep you reading far into the night.Set in the current timeline, ‘Email From Mars: Outbound’ draws upon the real scientific aspects of what it will take to send a crew to Mars, from the design of the ship to the optimal launch date in 2018.
Email From Mars: Outbound by Lon Grover
Blue decorated paperback covers with blue spine. Light edge wear and corner bumps. Clean, tight pages and binding. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on title page. Published by AUTHOR in 2012. Science Fiction. Measures 8.5 x 5.5 inches with 244 pages. VG