Ad Astra 2023 Fall

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Ad Astra 2023 Fall

  • 16
    IN SPACE, NOBODY CAN HEAR YOU ARGUE
    By Dr. Alexander Simmonds
  • 20
    ONCE IN A BLUE MOON
    Blue Origin Pitches a Successful Lunar Bid
    By John F. Kross
  • 28
    WHO THE WILD THINGS ARE
    What—or Who—Awaits Us at the Edge of Exploration?
    By Jeff Stepp
  • 32
    INDIA’S PLACE IN THE SUN
    and the Moon and Mars
    By John F. Kross
  • 38
    SPACE STUDENTS
    The Universities Space Research Association Pushes the Envelope
    By Melissa Silva
  • 43
    WHAT’S YOUR ORBIT?
    Places for Orbital Settlements
    By Mike Combs
  • 50
    IT’S SUPER EARTH!
    By Lance Frazer
  • 54
    ANGLE OF ATTACK
    Space Force: Guardians of (Our Piece of) the Galaxy
    By John F. Kross
  • 9
    From the Editor:
    LEGAL EAGLES IN SPACE
    By Rod Pyle
  • 11
    From the NSS President:
    STAYING SANE IN AND ABOUT SPACE
    By Isaac Arthur
  • 66
    NSS CHAPTERS
  • 62
    A Million Miles Away (Movie Review)
    Reviewed by Dale Skran
  • Elon Musk, by Walter Isaacson
    Reviewed by Dale Skran
  • The Space Economy, by Chad Anderson
    Reviewed by Casey Suire

Ad Astra 2023 Fall

  • 16
    ASK NOT FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
    By Dale Skran
  • 22
    LUNAR GOLD RUSH
    There’s Treasure in Those Poles!
    By Dr. Jack Gregg
  • 27
    THE SPACE MOVEMENT ENDURES
    In Memoriam: Mark Hopkins
    By Melissa Silva
  • 29
    STEM AND BRANCHES
    How Moonshots Begin
    By John F. Kross
  • 31
    A WHILE RIDE
    Challenges and Opportunities of the New Era in Space
    By John F. Kross
  • 38
    SURVIVING SPACE
    Artificial Gravity Will Be Critical to Long-Term Space Travel and Settlement
    By John F. Kross
  • 42
    A CISLUNAR FIZZ, PLEASE
    Social Drinking in Space

    By Colleen McLeod Garner
  • 45
    ROCKETING THE CRADLE
    Human Reproduction on the Moon and Mars
    By John F. Kross
  • 54
    LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
    Having the Right Address Is Critical when Living Off-Earth
    By Steve Campbell
  • 60
    ONE GIANT LEAP FOR THE ISDC
    2023 International Space Development Conference
    By Melissa Silva
  • 64
    THE REACH FOR THE STARS NATIONAL ROCKET COMPETITION
    By Robin Scott
  • 9
    From the Editor:
    ONWARD INTO THE SOLAR SYSTEM
    By Rod Pyle
  • 11
    From the NSS President:
    ARE THE ASTROCHICKENS READY TO HATCH?
    By Isaac Arthur