Voyage is a science fiction novel by Stephen Baxter. Set in an alternative timeline, where JFK is only paralysed, and pushes America past the moon and onto Mars.

When the the rocket, Ares lifts off, carrying two men and one women, it is the culmination of years of ambition, technical achievment, and political intrigue.

Oh, if things had only been different, perhaps the stars themselves would have been within our grasp.

Voy"age (?; 48), n. [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See Way, n., and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.]

1.

Formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or water from one place, port, or country, to another; especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country.

I love a sea voyage and a blustering tempest. J. Fletcher.

So steers the prudent crane Her annual voyage, borne on winds. Milton.

All the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. Shak.

2.

The act or practice of traveling.

[Obs.]

Nations have interknowledge of one another by voyage into foreign parts, or strangers that come to them. Bacon.

3.

Course; way.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

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Voy"age, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Voyaged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Voyaging (?).] [Cf. F. voyager.]

To take a voyage; especially, to sail or pass by water.

A mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of thought alone. Wordsworth.

 

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Voy"age, v. t.

To travel; to pass over; to traverse.

With what pain [I] voyaged the unreal, vast, unbounded deep. Milton.

 

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