Show some spirit!
NASA has announced the finalists for its Mars 2020 Rover naming and the options are as worthy as one might expect. Around 28,000 essays were apparently submitted, from which bigwigs whittled down these nine: Promise, Fortitude, Courage, Vision, Tenacity, Clarity, Endurance, Ingenuity and Perseverance. Because we are El Reg, …
Ah ... yes. I mixed up the 1842 act (42 years for date of original publication) with the later acts that start a 50-70 year period from the author's *death*, not publication.
Apologies for misleading anyone here.
I revise my recommendation to buying "The Last Defender of Camelot", an anthology book of Zelazny's short stories including the ones mentioned here.
My personal opinion whether this machine makes a safe landing and continues its journey thereafter that it should be called Intergalactic A.S.M.R (Autonomous Scientific Mars Reconnaissance) is that not a perfect play on words or what? Apologies post anonymously was ticked now I should get any responses if I remember my login details!!!
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