Ad Astra Summer 2018

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Featured Articles:

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HOW DO WE GET THERE FROM HERE?
The Space Launch System’s Saga Continues
By John F. Kross

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SURVEYOR 1: PATHFINDER FOR APOLLO
By Rod Pyle

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LUNAR MINING
By Elizabeth Howell

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ASTEROIDS IN THE CROSSHAIRS:
NASA’s Upcoming Efforts to Mitigate Threats to Earth

By Clifford R. McMurray

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THE U.S. SPACE FORCE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS
By Namrata Goswami

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SPACE ELEVATORS:
Providing Safe, Frequent Access to a “Galactic Harbour”
By Michael Fitzgerald

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NEXTGEN PERSPECTIVES: AYSE ORAN, DESIGNER, TURKEY
Interview by Ad Astra Staff

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THE MAN WHO MADE MARS ON EARTH: PASCAL LEE
By Geoff Notkin

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MIGHTY MOON MACHINES: THE F-1 ROCKET ENGINE
By Rob Pyle

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ARTEMIS: A CONVERSATION WITH ANDY WEIR, Part 2
By Rod Pyle

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REACHING FOR THE MOON:
A Conversation with Allison Zuniga

By Thelma Sugay

42
ISDC 2018: MORSELS FROM THE MOVABLE FEAST
By Clifford R. McMurray

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A TRIBUTE TO DAVE DUNLOP
By Rod Pyle

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WHY APOLLO WAS STICKY
By Anthony Paustian, Ph.D.

Departments:

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Letter from the Managing Editor
AN EXCITING MONTH AHEAD
By Aggie Kobrin

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From the Executive Committee Chair
SPACE SETTLEMENT AND THE STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE: Moon vs. moon
By Mark Hopkins

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CHAPTER ACTIVITIES FOCUSING ON THE MOON AND CISLUNAR DEVELOPMENT
By Claire Stephens McMurray

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THE NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY REACHES AFRICA
By Lisa Kaspin-Powell

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STUDENTS MEET LUMINARIES OF DISCOVERY AND INNOVATION AT ISDC 2018
By Lynne F. Zielinski

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BOOKS
The Future of Humanity, by Michio Kaku
Reviewed by Loretta Hall
Blue Gemini, by Mike Jenne
Reviewed by Clifford R. McMurray

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NSS CHAPTERS

 

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