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2061: Odyssey Three - Chapter 44, Endurance Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 44, Endurance Summary

Captain Laplace makes his daily report to Ganymede. He thanks Margaret M'Bala for the message about history not repeating, but that historical situations recur. He reminisces on Ernest Shackleton, an old polar explorer, who endures extreme conditions and saves his entire crew. Captain Laplace mentions that spacesuits have been modified to support excursions of up to six hours for the scientists who want to explore. He ends his report with a weather analysis and the observation that earthquake activity will increase, when Io comes into conjunction with Europa.

Chapter 44, Endurance Analysis

One way to handle a tough situation is to remember those who have had worse problems. Ernest Shackleton certainly demonstrated an enormous amount of endurance, and compared to his situation, waiting for rescue from Universe does not seem so bad. Another positive to look at is the enthusiasm of the scientists. They will be...

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