2001: A Space Odyssey

This classic novel featured a robust space infrastructure by 1999. Central character Heywood Floyd travels from Earth to the Moon. Features commercially owned and operated space transportation, a huge wheel style space station with artificial gravity, and a large lunar base. The story also includes alien guidance in human affairs, a crewed mission to Saturn with David Bowman and Francis Poole, and artificial intelligence...HAL.
Author: 
Arthur C. Clarke
Genre: 
Fiction
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Year: 
1968
GoodReads: 
4.08
ISBN-13: 
9780451457998