ROCKET SURGEON – by A.E. Williams
“Rocket Surgeon” is a fun romp through the various aspects of the Space Race, Cold War, AGW and Fake News!
Science-fiction author A.E. Williams takes you on an exciting tour of the history and direction of space flight.
Using the scientific method, William’s dissects today’s hot topics, uncovering some uncomfortable truths.
His personal insights collected over decades of real-world experience illustrate the journey of a lifetime!
From its beginnings as war technology, space exploration has been an enticement to many.
And “Rocket Surgeon” examines the entire spectrum of this saga.
Travel through the history of the various programs, from the V-2 to the present mothballing of the NASA fleet, to the private rocketry business, and beyond!
Get ready to BLAST OFF into the past, present and future of Space Flight!
“Rocket Surgeon” shows that Williams has been-there and done-that.
He shares details (unclassified!) of many of the most secret programs since the early 1980’s.
Williams provides some interesting perspectives, melding personal observations from his actual participation in high-tech projects.
He takes a look at one of the most popular science-fiction films of the day, and connects the dots. He shows how Hollywood and television gave us previews of radical technology far in advance of its realization. Be prepared for an unexpected conclusion!
Williams writes about quantum mechanics and the physics behind Faster Than Light travel, and also the General Theory of Relativity. Was Einstein wrong? Well, maybe he didn’t have all the data!
With his typical laser insight and cynical pragmatism, Williams recounts several apocryphal tales from the heyday of manned space flight.
Learn why Williams feels space flight is the single most important thing that humanity can collectively pursue.
From Peenemunde to Mars, from James Bond to Matt Damon, you will find the connections that make your imagination soar to new heights.
“Rocket Surgeon” discusses the seminal effect of the original “Star Trek” series on both science and science fiction.
Since the advances that we take for granted were merely dreams in the late 1950’s and ’60’s, he follows how they’ve now become an ubiquitous reality for the next generation.
The effects of science on assuring accurate and realistic depictions of the human condition in science fiction is another artifact of these times. They lead directly to the concerns regarding nuclear war, and the birth of the technological marvels that help us better understand our vast Universe.
In “Rocket Surgeon” the adventures continue, and A.E. Williams is your guide to the stars and beyond in this exciting and accessible book!
Join A.E. Williams as he recollects the advances, successes and tragedies of the Greatest Human Adventure!
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