Author(s): Stephen Baxter
What if John F. Kennedy survived? President Nixon, with the help of former president JFK, has just green-lit NASA's first manned expedition to Mars. Aboard, Natalie York, a geologist who risks everything she loves for the chance to go to space; Phil Stone, former X-15 test pilot; and Ralph Gershon, a Vietnam War hero intent on being the first African American to reach another planet. Exploring mankind's presence in the extra-terrestrial expanse, VOYAGE chronicles the incredible story of what could have been.
'VOYAGE is, quite simply, a brilliant book ... skilfully constructed and enthrallingly told' SFX 'Baxter handles a complex and gripping plot with his customary aplomb... The ending will blow your mind. Buy Titan, read it - and then go out and buy everything else that Baxter has ever written' New Scientist 'A plausible tale of America's last gasp at interplanetary exploration... Stephen Baxter proves what a cosmic thinker he is' Washington Post Book World
Stephen Baxter applied to become an astronaut in 1991. He didn't make it, but achieved the next best thing by becoming a science fiction writer, and his novels and short stories have been published and have won awards around the world. His science background is in maths and engineering. He is married and lives in Northumberland.