Rendezvous with Rama - Chapter 39-46 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Rendezvous with Rama.
This section contains 992 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Rendezvous with Rama Study Guide

Chapter 39-46 Summary

Rodrigo asks Norton for permission to land on the Hermian probe and disable its explosives. He says that he has the technical skills required to perform the mission and that there is no way for the Hermians to counteract his actions before the bomb is actually disabled. After debating the ins and out of Boris Rodrigo's proposal, Norton agrees and allows him to sabotage the probe.

Lieutenant Rodrigo leaves Endeavour aboard a space scooter and lands on the Hermian probe. A few minutes after Rodrigo's departure, Norton receives a message from Mercury telling him to gather his staff and leave the vicinity of Rama within the hour using maximum acceleration. By then it is too late for Norton to contact Rodrigo and the commander decides to ignore the message completely, hoping that the Hermians would rather delay their action than destroy...

(read more from the Chapter 39-46 Summary)

This section contains 992 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Rendezvous with Rama Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Rendezvous with Rama from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook