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Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Calculating Stars. Tor 2018.

Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Lady Astronaut
Divergence: 1948 CE
What if: Dewey defeated Truman. Four years later, a large meteor struck Chesapeake Bay in 1952, destroying Wahington, D.C., and imperiling Earth's climate.
Comments: Series of two novels and several short stories. In internal chronological order, they are "We Interrupt This Broadcast", The Calculating Stars, "Articulated Restraint", The Fated Sky, "The Phobos Experience", "Amara's Giraffe", "Rockets Red", and "The Lady Astronaut of Mars". Forthcoming are The Relentless Moon and The Derivative Base. The series has also been referred to as the Punchcard Punk stories.

Kowal, Mary Robinette. "We Interrupt This Broadcast"
Divergence: 1952 CE
Summary: A scientist distressed by America's use of nuclear weapons to finish World War II resolves to erase such corruption by re-directing the path of an asteroid.
Series note: A Lady Astronaut story, and chronologically first in the series.
Published: In The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius (ed. John Joseph Adams), Tor 2013 (0765326442BUY, 0765326450BUY).
Published: Posted on-line on the author's website, Feb. 8, 2014.
Web link: Author's website

Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Calculating Stars
Divergence: 1948 CE
Summary: Narrative of a female astronaut, from her survival of the destruction of Washington, her years of work as a computer for the space program, to her admission to the astronaut corps and first launch.
Series note: A Lady Astronaut novel.
Published: Tor 2018 (0765378388BUY).
Awards: Winner: 2019 Hugo for best novel. Nominee: 2018 Sidewise Award for best long-form alternate history.

Kowal, Mary Robinette. "Articulated Restraint"
Divergence: 1948 CE
Series note: A short story in the Lady Astronaut series.
Published: Posted on-line at Tor.com Feb. 6, 2019.
Web link: Tor.com

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Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Fated Sky. Tor 2018.

Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Fated Sky
Divergence: 1948 CE
Summary: Further narrative of the Lady Astronaut, describing the manned mission to Mars of the early 1960s.
Series note: A Lady Astronaut novel.
Published: Tor 2018 (076539894XBUY).

Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Relentless Moon
Divergence: 1948 CE
Series note: A Lady Astronaut novel.
Published: Not yet published; expected from Tor in July 2020 (1250236967BUY).

Kowal, Mary Robinette. The Derivative Base
Divergence: 1948 CE
Series note: A Lady Astronaut novel.
Published: Not yet published; expected from Tor in 2022.

Kowal, Mary Robinette. "The Phobos Experience"
Divergence: 1948 CE
Summary: Set at a space colony on Phobos in the 1970s.
Series note: A Lady Astronaut story.
Published: In The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 2018.

Kowal, Mary Robinette. "Amara's Giraffe"
Divergence: 1948 CE
Series note: A Lady Astronaut story.
Published: Posted on-line on the author's website, May 14, 2018.
Web link: Author's website

Kowal, Mary Robinette. "Rockets Red"
Divergence: 1948 CE
Series note: A short story in the Lady Astronaut series.
Published: In The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 2016; and Word Puppets, Prime 2015 (1607014564BUY).

Kowal, Mary Robinette. "The Lady Astronaut of Mars"
Divergence: 1948 CE
Series note: The epnoymous short story of the Lady Astronaut series.
Published: In RIP-OFF! (audiobook, ed. Gardner Dozois), Audible.com 2012; Word Puppets, Prime 2015 (1607014564BUY); and Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction (ed. Irene Gallo), Tor 2018 (1250171237BUY.
Published: Posted on-line at Tor.com Sep. 11, 2013.
Web link: Tor.com