In the future, comets and meteors are no longer feared; they are hunted by space miners whose job is to divert and mine them for raw materials. Tortaris is an orbiting base for the space miners and houses a varied crew, and 12 year old hotshot Ushiwaka Nanbu, the first child to survive being born in space. When a nuclear missile threatens to destroy the base, the crew must race against the clock to survive in the face of being abandoned by their country, and their company. Can Ushiwaka and the gang survive before the base burns up in orbit, with them along with it?
The tale of Mighty Space Miners revolves around exactly what you'd think it would: space miners. In the future, these folks live up in space on an asteroid, divert comets and meteors and then mine them for precious metals and such. They then send the spoils to Earth, and continue to work. In addition, scientists are studying the effects being born in space can have on children. Our protagonist... read more