The Seventh Voyage of Ijon Tichy, by Stanislaw Lem
October 6, 2012 2:23 PM Subscribe
It was on a Monday, April second - I was cruising in the vicinity of Betelgeuse - when a meteor no larger than a lima bean pierced the hull, shattered the drive regulator and part of the rudder, as a result of which the rocket lost all maneuverability.
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The voyages of Ijon Tichy have been loosely adapted into a German television series. You can watch its second
episodes with English subtitles.