Saturday, October 11, 2008

Stanley Gimble's "Breakaway" (short story, lunar flight, free)

Illustration accompanying the Project Gutenberg version of the short story titled Breakaway by Stanley Gimble. Click image for original sized picture.Description of the take off of the first manned rocketship flight to moon - from days before the actual event happened.

Sad tone. Take off story is intermingled with the story of broken heart & hopes.

Fact sheet.

First published: Astounding Science Fiction, December 1955.
Rating: B
Download full text from Project Gutenberg/Manybooks/Feedbooks.
Listed among the stories from John Campbell's Astounding/Analog.