Currently alive, at 86 years of age.
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1932 – Born on November 8th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. American science fiction author.
1953 – Married to Rosa Cucinotta on November 28th.
1970 – His short story ”Brillo”, written with Harlan Ellison, was nominated for a Hugo.
1971 – Bova became editor of Analog, earning six Hugo Awards for Best Professional Editor.
1974 – Married to Barbara Berson Rose on June 28th.
1978 – He moved on to edit Omni, and has been a full-time writer ever since.
1981 – Bova is a member of the National Space Institute and was its director.
– Bova’s over 100 books include The Kinsman Saga (the forerunner of his current planetary books), the ”Voyagers” sequence, and anthologies The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volumes 2A and 2B.
1987 – Bova went back to school, earning an M.A. in communications.
1994 – His short story ”Inspiration” was nominated for a Nebula.
1998 – His most recent nonfiction work, Immortality, appeared.
2000 – His recent string of interrelated novels began with Mars, and now includes Moonrise, Moonwar, Return to Mars, Venus, and the forthcoming Jupiter.
2001 – He became a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.