Seveneves is one of the most amazing, audacious and mesmerizing pieces of fiction I’ve ever read. Period.
In the face of an extinction-level event, do we have what it takes to save the species? With current 21st century technology, we’re about to find out: We plan to send a few thousand people into space to the International Space Station and a hastily built fleet of rocket soda cans that will form our future civilization. Desperate times, desperate measures.
Part 1 of 2 discussion. Spoilers ahead.