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NASA photo, April 11, 1970: “Astronaut John L. Swigert Jr., command module pilot for NASA’s third lunar landing mission, appears to be relaxing in the
NASA photo, Feb. 1974: “Scientist-astronaut Edward G. Gibson, science pilot for the Skylab 4 mission, demonstrates the effects of zero-gravity as he sails through airlock
Square-jawed Dr. Ed Gibson gets ready to upset some space journalists, NASA photo, Sept. 10, 1973: “Scientist-astronaut Edward G. Gibson, science pilot for the third
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Category: NonfictionReviewed by: Peter SpasovTitle: Behavioral Health and Human Interactions in SpaceAuthor: Nick Kanas, M.D.Format: Hardcover/KindlePages: 447Publisher: SpringerDate: February 2023Retail Price: $89.99/$89.99ISBN: 978-3031167225Find
A NEW SPACE AGE
By Mark Hopkins (Summer 2016) On March 16, 2016, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher introduced the “Space Exploration, Development, and Settlement Act of 2016” into the U.
By Mark Hopkins (Fall 2015) The long-run goal of the National Space Society (NSS) is people living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth,
The National Space Society’s 2011 ISDC gala was held off-site from the conference hotel at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. This provided an elegant
Traditionally, environmentalists argue we should protect the environment because this is good for human welfare. No one wants polluted air or water. A beautiful view
Since Fred Ordway and I led a panel discussion on “How the Space Movement Began” during the 2010 ISDC, it has become apparent that there
Space development has been good for the environment. It was a satellite that detected the ozone hole in the atmosphere, and today that hole is
The Space Movement is about more than space: it is about a hopeful future for humanity. You can expect to hear the term Space Movement
Opinion by Dale Skran, NSS COO Image: Blue Origin team after the July 20 successful flight. Courtesy Blue Origin. The age of space tourism at