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Mark Wolverton

Science & Technology Writer

    "Space buffs will revel in this well-told tale of the little space probes that could." - Publishers Weekly

    "The Pioneers are heading for the stars, bearing a message from Earth. The message of this book -- the story of those legendary space probes -- is that human beings, working together, can achieve incredible things." - Andrew Chaikin, author of A Man on the Moon

    "The Depths of Space does an excellent job describing the history of the Pioneer program in a manner that is detailed yet accessible to the casual reader." - Sky & Telescope

    "Wolverton gives us a highly accessible, well-crafted history of a stupendously underappreciated era in space science and exploration." - David DeVorkin, National Air and Space Museum

Available now at bookstores everywhere, or click on the cover to order the book from Amazon.com.

Pioneer 10, humanity's first spacecraft to Jupiter, is now over eight billion miles from Earth. Click here for a Pioneer eye's view homeward.

My previous book The Science of Superman is also available at a bookstore near you, or you can click on the cover to order from Amazon.com.

    "Wolverton does an astounding job with this book..his research is thorough, his ideas sound and his asides quite humorous." - The SF Site


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Website last updated June 4, 2007.

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