DJ covered with mylar and not clipped. Light shelfwear to edges of boards and DJ. Library discard with usual attachments and marks. Pocket removed. Stated First American Edition. 270 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1977. ISBN: 0689107641. Even before takeoff the Prometheus space mission had its problems: political problems, technical problems, problems among the crew. But these were small details compared to the global horror created by the threat of a crippled Prometheus circling the earth, destined to crash and explode, spilling its radioactive fuel-perhaps on New York or Moscow or London-if it cannot be moved from its decaying orbit.