2061: Odyssey Three (Space Odyssey, Book 3) by Arthur C. Clarke
By Arthur C. Clarke
One of the 35 booklet (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the full Arthur C. Clarke Collection.
The 3rd publication in Clarke's liked Space Odyssey sequence, 2061: Odyssey Three returns to Heywood Floyd, survivor of 2 past encounters with the mysterious monoliths and the alien intelligences at the back of them. Floyd is selected as considered one of a handful of big name visitors to witness the 1st manned landing at the floor of Halley's Comet at the privately-owned spaceship Universe.
But the landing isn't fated to head as deliberate. On Jupiter's moon Europa, which has gone through a metamorphosis after occasions on the finish of 2010: Odyssey Two, scientists have noticed the unexpected development of a huge, asymmetrical mountain decided to be one unmarried huge, immense diamond—a fragment of Jupiter's middle. The Universe's sister send, Galaxy, is hijacked and compelled to crash into Europa's ocean—and the Universe is diverted from its unique venture to rescue the crew.
In this ebook, Heywood Floyd needs to once more live on an stumble upon with...
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The planet was ideal, the fourth solid-surface planet out from the primary, the last one before the two gas giants. An atmosphere with a pressure of 47 millibars, primarily carbon dioxide laced with argon and traces of water vapor and oxygen. An average surface temperature of 210 Kelvin… The Rover jolted to a stop at the bottom of the creekbed. I turned around, startled. Either the Rover had made better time than I thought or I had been too absorbed in gaping at the landscape. Once more my headset crackled.
I remember thinking he was more than just pretty, he was beautiful. But I didn’t like him and I knew he didn’t like me. For just a moment the pale eyes flared with feeling and he silently mouthed a few words. " I didn’t know whether it was a hope or a threat or a statement of fact—my mind was too fogged to make much sense of it or even to feel much reaction. What worried me was not so much that I might die but that I might die not knowing who the other crew members were. Or who I was. Then the control room and those in it faded away.
I slipped the cloth up and around my waist and knotted it, realizing a moment later that whatever else I had forgotten, I hadn’t forgotten how to do that. Pipit took off her cling-tites and slipped them beneath her waistcloth. Then she switched off the shadow screen over the hatchway. " I looked at the brilliantly lit corridor just beyond and watched the crewmen jostling each other as they floated down it, eventually to be lost in the distance. I wanted to see the ship very badly. We drifted through the hatch into the passageway outside, lined with color-coded piping that served as directions to the various living and working quarters.