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Homer Hickam's New Book "Crater"

By Keith Cowing
February 23, 2012
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Keith’s note: “Rocket Boys” author and former NASA employee Homer Hickam has a new book coming out titled “Crater”. According to his website: “A mining colony on the moon. A teen sent on a deadly mission. And a secret bigger than two worlds. It’s the 22nd Century. A tough, pioneering people mine the moon for Helium-3 to produce energy for a desperate, war-torn Earth. Sixteen-year old Crater Trueblood loves his job as a Helium-3 miner. But when he finds courage he didn’t know he had and saves a fellow miner, his life changes forever. Impressed by his heroism, the owner of the mine orders Crater to undertake a dangerous mission. Crater doubts himself, but he has no choice. He must go.” Check out the nicely done trailer for the book.

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