By Ben Bova
When a nuclear missile introduced through a rogue North Korean faction explodes in house the ensuing shockwave destroys the world's satellites, throwing international conversation into chaos. the us army satellites, designed to resist such an attack, convey that extra missiles are sitting at the release pad in North Korea, able to be deployed. confronted with the specter of a thermonuclear assault, the USA has just one attainable safety: capable One.
ABL-1, or capable One, is a changed 747 outfitted with a high-powered laser capable of knock out missiles in flight. yet either the laser's expertise and the jet's staff are untested. What was once initially to be a coaching flight with a skeleton workforce becomes a determined race to break the 2 closing nukes. Will capable One's experimental know-how be sufficient to avoid global struggle III—especially whilst it turns into transparent saboteur is onboard?
Able One is a well timed thrill-ride by way of one in every of technology fiction's most dear novelists.
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Able One by Ben Bova