Orphaned as a boy, raised in the Czech countryside by his doting grandparents, Jakub Procházka has risen from small-time scientist to become the country's first astronaut. When a dangerous solo mission to Venus offers him both the chance at heroism he's dreamt of, and a way to atone for his father's sins as a Communist informer, he ventures boldly into the vast unknown.
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Set in the near-distant future, Spaceman of Bohemia follows a Czech astronaut as he launches into space to investigate a mysterious dust cloud covering Venus, a suicide mission sponsored by a proud nation. Suddenly a world celebrity, Jakub's marriage starts to fail as the weeks go by, and his sanity comes into question. After his mission is derailed, he must make a violent decision that will force him to come to terms with his family's dark political past.
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April 2018: Die JanHus 1, das erste Raumschiff in der tschechischen Geschichte, erhebt sich in den Himmel. Eine ganze Nation ist auf den Beinen, um den Start vom staatseigenen Kartoffelacker aus mitzuverfolgen. Die Besatzung besteht aus einem einzigen Raumfahrer: Jakub Procházka, Spross einer Kollaborateursfamilie und Professor für Astrophysik mit einschlägiger Erfahrung in der Erforschung interstellaren Staubs.
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