Where Next, Columbus?

1992-00non-fiction [all] Non-FictionSmithsonian Magazine

Stars and Gods
Bridging the Galaxies
Collaboration, co-written with Jerry Pournelle

Co-written with Jerry Pournelle for Smithsonian Magazine and the Columbus half-millenium, this non-fiction article examines the modern exploration of space is it compares to the discovery of the New World. Columbus, an Italian, brought wealth to his benefactors in Spain. Which country will give us our next Columbus, and which country will reap the benefits of his voyages?