Seven suburban misfits are constructing a spaceship out of old tanker cars. The plan is to beat the Chinese to Mars–in under four days at three million miles an hour. It would be history in the making if it didn’t sound so insane.
“Dedicated to the master of such topical tomorrows, Robert Heinlein.”—Science Fiction Weekly
“Superior science fiction.”—Philadelphia Inquirer
“The heart-pounding space race is on! [A] riveting SF thriller…with hilarious, well-drawn characters, extraordinary situations presented plausibly, plus exciting action and adventure.”—Publishers Weekly