Final Frontier

Final Frontier

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Strap yourself in for the adventure of our generation!

50 years after the moon landings, the commercialization of space travel is finally here, but do we still know how to dream? Final Frontier recalls the heady thrill of the Apollo program and glimpses wonders yet to come. In a dozen uplifting stories by today's award-winning authors, find humor, tragedy, sacrifice and good old fashioned cussedness—with a healthy dose of optimism.

All that, plus a forward by NASA astronaut Stanley G. Love, a poem in homage to astronaut artist Alan Bean by a former NASA colleague, and a piece by Spider Robinson, inspired by Robert Heinlein and set to music by David Crosby of Crosby, Stills & Nash!

  • 12 inspirational tales of space adventure and wanderlust!

  • 5 award-winning stories!

  • 1 special musical appearance by scifi legend, Spider Robinson!

  • 14 Award-winning authors:

Mike Barretta • Marianne J. Dyson • Sean Monaghan • K. B. Rylander
Matthew S. Rotundo • Ronald D. Ferguson • Martin L. Shoemaker • Nancy Fulda • Philip A. Kramer • David D. Levine • Patrick Lundrigan • David Walton • C. Stuart Hardwick • Spider Robinson

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161513125
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 06/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 438,860
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

C Stuart Hardwick's scifi has won the prestigious Writers of the Future contest and the Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award. His work regularly appears in Analog Science Fiction & Fact, as well as Galaxy's Edge, and Mental Floss, among others. For more information and a free signed e-sampler, visit

Spider Robinson has won the John W. Campbell Award, three Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and countless other international and regional awards including the Robert A. Heinlein Award for Lifetime Excellence in Literature. He's also the only person ever to co-write a novel with Robert A. Heinlein, Variable Star, which he finished from one of the master's outlines.

All contributors are winners of major awards including the Writers of the Future, Jim Baen Memorial, Andrea Norton, and Julius Vogle awards, and many other award and nominations.

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