All I remember of it is a scene where experienced Earth soldiers in spacesuits who are, however, not experienced in space combat are trying to assault a rotating space station. They jump off from one part to another and most are killed by collision or drifting off into space.

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    There was a scene in Consider Phlebas where a character forgets that his anti-grav doesn't work when on a space station.
    – Valorum
    Jul 5, 2018 at 18:37
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    Jul 5, 2018 at 18:37
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    Can you remember when you read this? It's vaguely reminiscent of the Russian assault on the Stone in Greg Bear's Eon. Jul 5, 2018 at 19:35
  • There's also a similar scene in Descent Of Anansi, if I remember correctly
    – andrewsi
    Jul 6, 2018 at 1:55
  • It's been a while since I've read either, but it also reminds me of the final battle in James P. Hogan's Two Faces of Tomorrow (except the soldiers were fairly competent and I don't recall accidental collisions), and Niven & Barnes' Descent of Anansi (except it was a space shuttle, not a space station).
    – DavidW
    Jul 6, 2018 at 2:08


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