Galactic Cluster Author:James Blish Two men alone on a space station--an over-zealous colonel and the civilian who tries to talk him out of dropping three hydrogen bombs on Washington, D.C. — A seductive actress signs up for the maiden flight of a space ship so that she can track down the husband who jilted her. — A fiendishly clever agent infiltrates a top-secret government project... more » and threatens the very existence of Earth.
James Blish's starkly realistic stories mirror the perils of the world of the future--a world where scientists can master the intricacies of space travel but cannot yet control the mind of man.
One of the growing number of science fiction authors educated in the field of science, JAMES BLISH graduated from Rutgers as a science major and also studied at Columbia. He is a member of the American Rocket Society, the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, and the History of Science Society.« less