'Freedom of Navigation'

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A near-future science-fiction story following a cybernetic interplanetary fighter pilot dispatched with her drone escorts to enforce a territorial claim in the asteroid belt. The story explores the widening gap between crewed and autonomous aircraft. The drones of the stories – the ‘Centaurs’ – are inspired by contemporary research on ‘human-machine teaming and offers one possible outcome of such a marriage between computational speed and human judgement.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationInterzone
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Science Fiction
  • science and literature
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Creative Writing


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