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Arthur C. Clarke - Prophet of the Space AgeInformally known as The Big Three, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and Robert Heinlein were arguably the most famous science fiction writers of the latter half of the 20th century. Interestingly, they all knew each other, both professionally and personally; Clarke corresponded with the other two regularly for decades. He even had an informal agreement with Asimov, the Clarke-Asimov Treaty, that if asked, they agreed to say that Clarke was the better science fiction writer and Asimov the better science writer. But Clarke was much more than a science fiction writer - he was an engineer, a scientist, a futurist, a humanist, an explorer, and even an educator.
Document ID
20180006504
Document Type
Other - Brief Communication/Note
Authors
Uri, John
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
October 18, 2018
Publication Date
January 1, 2018
Subject Category
Space Sciences (General)
Report/Patent Number
JSC-E-DAA-TN59403
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
Keywords
Arthur C. Clarke
Science Fiction
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