I read the book around 20 years ago, in german. It's not hard scifi, but a typical young adult book.

I think the kids were somehow awakened (maybe genetically produced?) too early, and now have to terraform the closest planet in order to survive. I remember that they all had greek names, I think the main character was called gamma.

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I finally found it: "Andymon: Eine Weltraum-Utopie" by Angela Steinmüller and Karlheinz Steinmüller. Just in case anyone else tries to find it some day:


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    You can accept your own answer by clicking on the checkmark by the voting button. But, rather than quoting the URL, maybe link it to the title and quote a summary?
    – FuzzyBoots
    Nov 18, 2021 at 18:26

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