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Saturday, May 30 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Will We Ever Go to Mars?

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We seemed to have stalled in our space exploration. Will we ever leave Earth? Will it be a federal or private venture?

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Jim Craig

There are more things that interest me than can fit in this space. But, for the con, I'm happy to talk about science (especially astronomy and evolution) and science fiction (especially the history of the genre). | | I'll be easy to spot. Just look for the red hat.

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avatar for Stephen Euin Cobb

Stephen Euin Cobb

Contributing Editor, Space and Time Magazine
I have interviewed over 350 people for my work as an author, magazine writer, futurist, and award-winning podcaster. During the last ten years I have produced over 450 episodes of my weekly podcast, THE FUTURE AND YOU, which explores, through interviews, panel discussions, and commentary, all the ways the future will be different from today. | | A contributing editor for SPACE AND TIME MAGAZINE, I have also been a regular contributor for... Read More →
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Rebecca Ledford

Literary Guest
Rebecca Ledford is the Manager of Phase 5 Publishing, LLC, a small publisher of science fiction, fantasy, and horror based in Western North Carolina. After graduating UNCA with a BA in psychology, she worked at a photo/graphics store, the Mössbauer Effect Data Center as a publication assistant, and a law firm in Asheville. In her limited spare time, she enjoys making things (all sorts of things), listening to music, indulging in photography... Read More →
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James Maxey

I'm the author of two epic fantasy series (Dragon Age/Bitterwood and Dragon Apocalypse/Greatshadow), a superhero duet (Nobody Gets the Girl and Burn Baby Burn) and a steampunk Oz novel (Bad Wizard). My short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, with the best of my work appearing in the collection There is No Wheel. I live in Hillsborough, NC with my wife Cheryl and too many cats. I teach numerous workshops on writing... Read More →


Saturday May 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Concord C (Programming)

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