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2061: Odyssey Three - Study Guide Chapter 33, Pit Stop Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33, Pit Stop Summary

Taking on water from the comet is named the Floyd-Jolson Maneuver, which Dr. Floyd thinks is unfair to Jolson, since it was his idea alone. The famous passengers worry about the delay for returning home. The Floyd-Jolson maneuver works surprisingly well for filling the propellant tanks.

Chapter 33, Pit Stop Analysis

Dr. Floyd's character fills out as a fair man who gives credit where credit is due. He also has a sense of people, although Yva Merlin continually surprises him. He sees her as an icon of the perfect actress, something that transcends humankind.

The plot moves along rapidly and straight as an arrow. The ship must be fueled, it must be prepared as best it can be, and the journey made to Europa without hitch. There is precious little time, and none of it can be wasted. The plot accelerates like a spaceship...

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