Cold war turns hot and mankind plans colonizing Mars



Frederik Pohl : fiction writer
"In the not-too-distant future, a cold war threatens to turn hot. Colonization of Mars seems to be mankind's only hope of surviving certain Armageddon. To facilitate this, the American government begins a cyborg program to create a being capable of surviving the harsh Martian environment: Man Plus"


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_Plus