This sounds like a book I remember reading as a child (1960s). There were a
series of books translated from the French. I can't recall the author, but
the first dealt with the building of a space craft which flew to the moon
and gave it an atmosphere using "heavy air" to make it easier to explore -
they had trouble making a workable space suit. The second was called "The
Green Grass of Copernicus", and was set on the moon. Searching the Internet
I can't find any references, though.
From: Patricia Altner [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 7:47 AM
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Subject: Juvenile Moon story
Recently someone wrote to ask me about a story set on the moon.
Here is his question:
"I read the 'moon in science fiction'site hoping to recall a book I
read as a kid in the 60's.The plot concerned an early use of
terraforming and the moon was given a light atmosphere.Can you
any book like this?Any help would be appreciated.Thanks!"
I also would appreciate this information and would gladly add it to
The Moon in Science Fiction web site.
Thanks to everyone in advance.
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