Book Review: The High Frontier: An Easier Way

The High Frontier: An Easier Way (July 2018), by Tom Marotta and Al Globus, reviewed by David Brandt-Erichsen. A worthy update to Gerard K. O’Neill’s seminal 1977 book The High Frontier, this book provides new ideas on a stepwise approach that can help bridge the gap between where we are now and the first orbital space settlements.

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NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois are holding a $2.5 million competition to build a 3-D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to Mars. The multi-phase challenge is designed to advance the construction...

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Book Review: Saturn Run

Saturn Run by John Standford and Ctein, reviewed by Peter Spasov. The U.S. and China race to seize technological secrets from an extraterrestrial visitor in orbit around Saturn. The book focuses on the technology and the human ingenuity to travel to Saturn in 2067, emphasizing the science behind the fiction. Space technology enthusiasts will find much to savor.

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