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Saturn - A Novel of the Ringed Planet

Ben Bova

Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined In the bestselling novels Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova dramatized the latest discoveries about our own solar system in an epic tale of near-future exploration and development. Now Bova turns his attention to one of our system's greatest mysteries-Saturn. Earth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritarians the upper hand. Freedom and opportunity exist in space, for those with the nerve and skill to take it. Now the governments of Earth are encouraging many of their most incorrigible dissidents to join a great ark, a one-way expedition to Saturn, the ringed planet that baffled Galileo and has fascinated astronomers ever since. But humans will be human, so amidst the idealism permeating Space Habitat Goddard are many individuals with long-term schemes, each awaiting their moment. And hidden from them is the greatest secret of all-the real purpose of this expedition-known to only a few...

Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined In the bestselling novels Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova dramatized the latest discoveries about our own solar system in an epic tale of near-future exploration and development. Now Bova turns his attention to one of our system's greatest mysteries-Saturn. Earth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritarians the upper hand. Freedom and opportunity exist in space, for those with the nerve and skill to take it. Now the governments of Earth are encouraging many of their most incorrigible dissidents to join a great ark, a one-way expedition to Saturn, the ringed planet that baffled Galileo and has fascinated astronomers ever since. But humans will be human, so amidst the idealism permeating Space Habitat Goddard are many individuals with long-term schemes, each awaiting their moment. And hidden from them is the greatest secret of all-the real purpose of this expedition-known to only a few...
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Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined In the bestselling novels Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova dramatized the latest discoveries about our own solar system in an epic tale of near-future exploration and development. Now Bova turns his attention to one of our system's greatest mysteries-Saturn. Earth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritarians the upper hand. Freedom and opportunity exist in space, for those with the nerve and skill to take it. Now the governments of Earth are encouraging many of their most incorrigible dissidents to join a great ark, a one-way expedition to Saturn, the ringed planet that baffled Galileo and has fascinated astronomers ever since. But humans will be human, so amidst the idealism permeating Space Habitat Goddard are many individuals with long-term schemes, each awaiting their moment. And hidden from them is the greatest secret of all-the real purpose of this expedition-known to only a few...

Language:

English

Narrators:

Amanda Karr, Stefan Rudnicki

Length:

13h 23m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:09


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:06


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:33


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:38


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:49


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:03


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:41


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:49


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:00


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:20


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:09


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:41


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:56


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:55


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:04


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:56


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:32


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:45


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:42


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:30


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:23


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

09:02


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:19


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:11


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:53


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:51


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:56


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:30


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:53


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:53


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

10:09


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:00


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:49


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:52


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:46


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

10:21


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:56


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:03


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:12


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:50


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:35


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:25


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:48


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

08:51


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:50


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:19


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:54


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:54


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:37


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:37


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:32


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:14


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

09:01


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:19


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:43


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:33


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:23


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:29


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:55


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

09:35


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:00


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:39


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

10:42


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:39


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:51


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

08:18


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:54


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:05


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:34


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:47


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:59


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

09:25


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

10:28


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

09:46


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:57


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:52


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:44


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:32


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:08


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:22


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:02


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:10


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

09:25


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

08:04


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

07:37


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

08:04


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:33


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

08:21


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:21


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:49


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:21


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

06:12


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:26


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:39


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

09:07


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:58


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:21