New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sir Arthur C. Clarke
He invented communications satellites in 1945.
His "Exploration of Space" (1952) was used by Wernher von Braun
to convince President John F. Kennedy to go to the Moon,
he wrote "2001: A Space Odyssey"
here At The Chelsea Hotel.
"I'm sorry, Dave. I can't do that."
Location. 40° 44.667′ N, 73° 59.806′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 23rd Street west of 7th Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 West 23rd Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shirley Clarke (here, next to this marker); Chelsea Hotel (here, next to this marker); Masonic Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); The Haymarket (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edith Wharton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fifth Avenue Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Worth Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Major General William Jenkins Worth (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Biography (Arthur C. Clarke Foundation). "Arthur C. Clarke’s legacy bridges the worlds of the arts and the sciences. (Submitted on December 22, 2017.)
2. Arthur C. Clarke (Wikipedia). "Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host....He is famous for being co-writer of the screenplay for the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, widely considered to be one of the most influential films of all time. Clarke was a science writer, who was both an avid populariser of space travel and a futurist of uncanny ability. On these subjects he wrote over a dozen books and many essays, which appeared in various popular magazines. In 1961 he was awarded the Kalinga Prize, an award which is given by UNESCO for popularising science. These along with his science fiction writings eventually earned him the moniker "Prophet of the Space Age". His other science (Submitted on December 22, 2017.)
3. HAL 9000: "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that" (YouTube, 3 min.). (Submitted on December 22, 2017.)
Additional keywords. science fiction
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