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Bova has never been strong on character development, but this group is more shallow than usual.
The title should actually have been "Journey to Saturn" since precious little time is actually spent AT the ringed planet.
Even the actual meat of character interaction comes off a little forced between many of the characters.
Bova writes an account of an ambitious project--sending a self-contained human habitat into orbit around Saturn. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ircel Harrison
As usual, Bova makes another great read. He thickens the plot until the very end before it's finally resolved, leaving you wondering what's gonna happen next the whole wayPublished 14 months ago by Evan
I received it in the mail on time, I haven't been able to read it yet since I bought many Ben Bova books at oncePublished 16 months ago by Diana Dragomir
The space habitat Goddard, filled with political exiles, social misfits, scientists, and engineers, is on its way to orbit around Saturn. Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by Philip P. Giunta
Somehow I missed this book when it came out in MMPB in 2004. I recently saw it for sale, purchased it and now understand a little bit about Mr. Read morePublished on April 26, 2012 by Michael Lynn Mcguire
This book is a very fast enjoyable read about power, greed, and corruption in space. The rise of nanotechnology and the people for it, and the people against it. Read morePublished on March 15, 2012 by NY Librarian
As a disclaimer for my review, I'll mention that I'm trying to read all of the Grand Tour (17ish) books by Ben Bova in their chronological order - which is not the order they were... Read morePublished on July 27, 2011 by Steve King
Ben Bova's Saturn continues the author's Grand Tour...novels about the trials, tribulations, and discoveries of Humanity's expansion into the Solar System. Read morePublished on November 24, 2010 by themarsman
I really admire Bova's vision of the human race's advancement to a Type II civilization. Broadly envisioned and full of hope for the future.Published on March 3, 2009 by RJZ