This weekend (Friday and Saturday) is the Spacefest at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. I’ll be doing a lecture and book signing on Saturday from 1-2 PM. Note, however, that you’ll have to pay the $20 admission fee to the museum in order to attend.
I’ve set up a new petition at this site, for those who want to send Congress a message and try to fix the NASA authorization bill. For background, read this op-ed at USA Today. Note that I am now displaying signers’ names.
For those who have been waiting for an electronic version, it is now available at Google Play, currently priced at about eight bucks. For those who don’t do Google, I’ll be getting it up for Nook and Kindle (and possible iTunes) as well in the next few days.
There was an error in the initial edition of the book. Since it’s print on demand, we can fix it with a revision, and we’ve done so, so anyone purchasing a book from here on out will be getting “First edition, Revision A.” The initial eBooks will be this version.
Here’s the link.
Working on the e-versions now.
I just approved the final for the book, and have ordered a few dozen. It should be available at Amazon in three weeks or so, in time for Christmas. Thanks all for your patience. I’m very happy with it.
I have a proof of the book — you can see a picture of it here.
It has a few typos, so I’ll be uploading a new version this week, at which point I’ll approve it and it will become available print on demand, though it may take a week or three to get into the distribution channels (like Barnes and Noble stores, and it will probably have to be ordered there, so you might as well just order on line).
It’s up at Amazon. I’m still working to get the cover art uploaded for the thumbnail, and the pre-publication reviews are screwed up. I’ve told them about it, but it takes a couple days for them to fix things, for some reason.
I’ve set up a Facebook page for the book.
As I mentioned in the previous post, the book keeps getting delayed because events occur that simply beg to be incorporated. One that was hanging me up but is no longer because I’ve incorporated it, is Inspiration Mars. Here is one of the relevant sections, as a further tease for the book: Continue reading