GIBSON, Edward


GIBSON, Edward
(1936-)
   US Skylab astronaut whose sf novel, Reach (1989), set in the more remote NEAR FUTURE, argues for a continuation of the space programme via the story of an expedition sent to discover the nature of an ALIEN lifeform. This proves unfriendly; but the case for human exploration of our potential domain is presented with commendable clarity. In the Wrong Hands (1992), set on the 21st century Moon, describes a GENETICENGINEERING initiative gone awry, due to the rather old-fashioned lunacy of the scientist involved.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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