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Ad Astra Vol 13 No 5

Ad Astra

The magazine of the
National Space Society

Volume 13, Number 5
September-October 2001

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ON THE COVER: STS-98 crew photographs a blue planet: Earth! Photo courtesy of NASA Johnson Space Center.

Featured Articles:

UNIVERSITIES AND SPACE EDUCATION

15
Controlled Environment Systems Research at the University of Guelph [PDF]
By Michael Stasiak

17
The Athena Project
By Diane Sherman

18
Moon Devils
By Diana Branson and Helen Reed

19
ASUSAT Lab: Student Projects in Aerospace
By Helen Reed

21
Close the Textbooks and Experience Space Science at the University of Arizona!
By Harold P. Larson and Larry Lebofsky

24
Purdue University in Zero-G
By Steven H. Collicott

26
Undergraduate Rocket Propulsion
By Stephen D. Heister

27
Research Opportunities from Sounding Rockets at Johns Hopkins University
By Stephan R. McCandliss

29
Astrobiology: Training the Multidisciplinary Mind
By John Armstrong

SPACE MUSEUMS

31
Space Museums Around the World
By Aimee Slaughter

NSS CHAPTERS AND SPACE EDUCATION

32
Philadelphia Area Space Alliance Report
By Michelle Baker

33
Illini Space Development Society
By Joannah Metz

34
HALO Student Achievement Program
By Greg Allison

36
A Lesson in our Space School
By Michael Stennecken

38
Orange County Space Society
By Larry Evans

39
ET — Agriculture in Oregon
By R.D. “Gus” Frederick

41
Education in Niagara
By Raymond W. Merrick

42
Space and County Fairs: The fair is not just cows and chickens any more!
By Carl J. Elsbree and Dale B. Grady

43
Central Coast Space Frontier Society
By Tony James


Departments:

2 Chairman’s Message

3 Inside the NSS

4 NSS in Action

6 World Space Week

8 Mission Control

14 Countdown

40 NSS Chapters

48 Spacefaring

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