Ignition - Kevin and BEASON, Doug AndersonHodder and Stoughton, 1996, Hardback ..
Condition: Very Good.
The launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis is set to make history. Another triumph for the space programme. And a coup for international politics: a Russian cosmonaut is scheduled to perform the rfirst space walk in an American-manned unit.As millions of viewers tune in to their TVs to watch the tense build-up, there's nothing to indicate that they are watching a pre-recorded show. Or that terrorists have taken over the Kennedy Space Centre and are threatening to blow up the Atlantis in just three hours. Unless their demands are met.With the tension and drama of Apollo 13 and the fast pace of Die Hard, IGNITITON, is an explosive action thriller which crackles with insider's knowledge of the cutting edge of space technology.