Oxygen: A Mission Gone Desperately Wrong and No Way Out Short of Blind Faith

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Thorndike Press, 2001 - Fiction - 632 pages
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In the year 2012, Valkerie Jansen, a young microbial ecologist, is presented with an amazing opportunity to continue her research as a member of the NASA corps of astronauts. When a sudden resignation opens the door for her to be a part of a mission to Mars, her life dream becomes a reality. Dreams turn suddenly to nightmares for NASA and the crew as an explosion cripples the spacecraft on the outward voyage. The crew's survival depends on complete trust in one another-but is one of the four the saboteur?

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I purchased the book Oxygen for two reasons one of those being to read the bit at the end for other Authors. I wanted to thank the authors for a good read. I read the story first knowing it probably ... Read full review

Oxygen: a mission gone desperately wrong-- and no way out short of blind faith

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In 2014, microbial ecologist and medical doctor Valkerie Jansen is thrilled to be part of Ares 10, the first manned mission to Mars. Unfortunately, the other three crew members resent her because ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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John B. Olson holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin but left his job as a director and principal scientist at a major scientific software company after eight years to pursue full-time writing and speaking. He has since won several awards for his books. Olson lives with his wife and two children in San Leandro, California.

Dr. Randall Ingermanson is a theoretical physicist with a long-standing interest in computers and the Bible. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986 and works as a Senior Staff Scientist at Maxwell Technologies, Inc.. He has authored dozens of scientific articles and reports in quantum field theory, superstring theory, and plasma physics. He also reads Hebrew and has read the Torah in its original language. Dr. Ingermanson lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and three children.

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