Science Fiction in the News Articles
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Carl Sagan

Carl Edward Sagan (b. 1934 - b. 1996) was an American astronomer, planetary scientist and author, professor of astronomy and space sciences and director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Sagan played an active role in the Mars experiments carried out by Mariner 9 in 1971, worked also on the Viking and Voyager projects, and was responsible for placing a message to alien life aboard the interstellar spaceship Pioneer 10 (Jupiter flyby 1973). He was co-founder and president of the Planetary Society, a very large space-interest group. For twelve years he was editor-in-chief of Icarus, a journal devoted to planetary research. From the mid-1970s, through books and pre-eminently through his 13-part PBS television documentary series Cosmos (1980), which he wrote (together with screenwriters who included Gentry Lee) and presented

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Galactic Suites - LEO at $4 Million Per 3 Day Stay
   Finally a destination worthy of the hyperrich.
The Hopper - with Carl Sagan's Adnix!
   'It wasn't at first a context-recognition device.'
Bigelow Prepares Inflatable Lunar Hotel
   'Suddenly, hitherto unheard-of sums of money became available for investment in civilian orbital stations.' - Carl Sagan, 1985.

 

 

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