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Despite being a touch mired in the times of their writing late 1960s 1970s in terms of style, these stories are interesting and fun to read The absolute stand out, to me, was the character of Ursula Potts, a painter assigned to the crew of the Stardust for the unique insights she and her art can provide on the alien situations and life forms the explorers encounter To recognize artistic intuition and creative perception as useful vectors of data collection is remarkable, and to a certain ext Despite being a touch mired in the times of their writing late 1960s 1970s in terms of style, these stories are interesting and fun to read The absolute stand out, to me, was the character of Ursula Potts, a painter assigned to the crew of the Stardust for the unique insights she and her art can provide on the alien situations and life forms the explorers encounter To recognize artistic intuition and creative perception as useful vectors of data collection is remarkable, and to a certain extent still ahead of current scientific practice Worth reading if you enjoy classic science fiction #Download Book ñ The Stardust Voyages ⛄ In the great tradition of Star Trek, E E Doc Smith and Edmond Hamilton, the great ship and its mixed crew of adventurers wends its way in deep spaceContents A Star Called CyreneThe Bear with the Knot on His TailBirds Fly South in WinterThe Gods on OlympusThe InvadersMushroom World Few of his readers will know this, but Stephen Tall was a pseudonym for Dr Compton Crook who was an Ornithology Professor at Towson State University Though his students KNEW he was a writer, he would not reveal his pseudonym until he retired Unfortunately, he did not live long after he retired.This is a classic tale of exploring the galaxies to find other life forms Among his characters are a geologist, an ecologist, a microbiologist, and an artist who typically paints things BEFORE though t Few of his readers will know this, but Stephen Tall was a pseudonym for Dr Compton Crook who was an Ornithology Professor at Towson State University Though his students KNEW he was a writer, he would not reveal his pseudonym until he retired Unfortunately, he did not live long after he retired.This is a classic tale of exploring the galaxies to find other life forms Among his characters are a geologist, an ecologist, a microbiologist, and an artist who typically paints things BEFORE though things make an appearance I truly love Tall s writing and wish he had writtenHis works are generally quite difficult to find This is a little known classic of SF The crew of the Starship Stardust wanders across the galaxy on their mission of exploration The characters are interesting and memorable Sadly the book was only ever available in mass market paperback, so I wore my copy out When I tried to find another I was devastated to find that it is no longer in print If you find a copy, grab it and read it you won t be sorry This was pretty much exactly like Star Trek, only I don t recall any extras wandering off and dying in these short stories I took speech therapy for a lisp, when I was in elementary and middle school Mrs Slaughter what a cruel name to make your lisping students pronounce lol , the therapist I had in elementary school, used to have a box of prizes we could choose from, when we had done our homework and did well in our weekly or was it twice weekly sessions I got this book as a prize onc This was pretty much exactly like Star Trek, only I don t recall any extras wandering off and dying in these short stories I took speech therapy for a lisp, when I was in elementary and middle school Mrs Slaughter what a cruel name to make your lisping students pronounce lol , the therapist I had in elementary school, used to have a box of prizes we could choose from, when we had done our homework and did well in our weekly or was it twice weekly sessions I got this book as a prize once, and loved it, but parted with it somewhere along the way Like Cold Cash War, it took me years and years to find a copy of this again, finally locating it in a Vegas used bookstore I still liked it, and think I will keep it on my bookshelf Thanks, Mrs Slaughter, wherever you are If Robert Heinlein and Philip Jose Farmer had gotten together to create Star Trek, they d have come up with something a bit like this.The best, brightest and slightly eccentric of earth make up the crew of the star ship Stardust, their mission to seek out new worlds etc, etcI like thelaid back, community, less militaristic, vibe of the crew and that they rarely encounter aliens that are just people.The aliens are just that, alien In fact in several cases it takes the crew awhile to rea If Robert Heinlein and Philip Jose Farmer had gotten together to create Star Trek, they d have come up with something a bit like this.The best, brightest and slightly eccentric of earth make up the crew of the star ship Stardust, their mission to seek out new worlds etc, etcI like thelaid back, community, less militaristic, vibe of the crew and that they rarely encounter aliens that are just people.The aliens are just that, alien In fact in several cases it takes the crew awhile to realize the things are also people , to quote another sci fi writer.Fun space opera with a nice low key vibe and sense of humor.I d never heard of Tall before finding this at a library book sale, but now want to find what else he s written