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For fifteen years, Earth has had a scientific station on an exoplanet orbiting Gliese 876. It is humanity’s only presence outside the Solar System. But a new and powerful telescope at L5 can detect no evidence of Phaeton Base, even though it should be able to. So the US has sent Brigadier Colonel Bradley Elliott, USAF, to investigate. Twenty years before, Elliott was the first, and to date only, man to land on the Martian surface. What he discovered there gave the US the stars, but it might also be responsible for the disappearance of Phaeton Base…

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THE THIRD INSTALMENT IN THE AWARD-WINNING APOLLO QUARTET

April 1962. While the men are all away fighting in the long-running Korean War against the Soviets and Chinese, thirteen women pilots have been selected by NASA for their space programme. Beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, deep in the Puerto Rico Trench north of San Juan, lies a film bucket from a KH-4 Corona spy satellite, which should have been caught in mid-air by a USAF plane but must now be retrieved by the US Navy bathyscaphe, Trieste II. This is not our world. But it very nearly was.

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