May 17, 2011

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Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Steve Adamczyk From Ad Astra Summer 2011 Title: Lunar Settlements Editor: Haym Benaroya NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Paperback

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Clifford R. McMurray From Ad Astra Summer 2011 Title: Starman: The Truth Behind the Legend of Yuri Gagarin Author: Jamie Doran

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Charlene Brusso From Ad Astra Summer 2011 Title: Martian Summer: Robot Arms, Cowboy Spacemen, and My 90 Days with the Phoenix

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Steve Adamczyk From Ad Astra Spring 2011 Title: Foothold in the Heavens: The Seventies Author: Ben Evans NSS Amazon link for

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Clifford R. McMurray From Ad Astra Spring 2011 Title: Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue With His Century: Volume 1 (1907-1948): Learning

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Charlene Brusso From Ad Astra Spring 2011 Title: The 4% Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the

The theme of the International Space Development Conference (ISDC), taking place this week in Huntsville, Alabama, is exploring how we grow a spacefaring civilization “From

STS-134 launch from balloon at approximately 100,000 feet. The balloon was a student-coordinated project. Photo credit by Quest for Stars, a non-profit educational organization, in

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Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: John J. Vester Title: Nuclear Rockets: To the Moon and Mars Author: Manfred “Dutch” von Ehrenfried Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 270 Publisher:

Partially Successful Flight Reached Space and Demonstrated New “Hot Staging” System The National Space Society congratulates SpaceX on the second test of its Starship/Super Heavy

Ad Astra, the NSS quarterly print, digital, and audio magazine, has won a 2023 MARCOM Gold Award. The awards are given yearly for “Excellence in

By Jennifer Muntz, NSS Member Coordinator On October 10th, an inspiring breakfast event took flight at the Center for Space Education at the Kennedy Space

By Grant Henriksen NSS Policy Committee Benefit sharing is a concept that refers to the distribution of benefits derived from the exploration and use of

People residing and working in space, space settlements, or on long-duration space flights will need to produce infrastructures and food to maintain healthy lifestyles. The

Image: Artist’s concept of the Blue Moon lander. Credit: Blue Origin. Second Human Landing System Contract Encourages Competition and Innovation The National Space Society congratulates