Creator / Ben Bova

Benjamin William "Ben" Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American Science Fiction author, most well-known for his Grand Tour series of novels dramatizing the colonization of the Solar system through the 21st century.

His story "Zero Gee" was included in Harlan Ellison®'s anthology Again, Dangerous Visions.

In order of publication, the Grand Tour series consists of:
  • Privateers (1985)
  • Mars (1992)
  • Empire Builders (1993)
  • Moonrise (1996)
  • Moonwar (1998)
  • Return to Mars (1999)
  • Venus (2000)
  • The Precipice (2001)
  • Jupiter (2001)
  • The Rock Rats (2002)
  • Saturn (2002)
  • The Silent War (2004)
  • Powersat (2005)
  • Mercury (2005)
  • Titan (2006), winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (no relation to that Titan.)
  • The Aftermath (2007)
  • Mars Life (2008)
  • Leviathans of Jupiter (2011)


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