Book Review: This Insubstantial Pageant

This Insubstantial Pageant, by Kate Story. Reviewed by Peter Spasov. Based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, an interstellar crew encounter strange botanical beings, love, revenge and a betrayed exile from Earth. A brilliant mix of scientific speculation written in a narrative and sometimes poetic style.

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Book Review: Willy Ley

Willey Ley: Prophet of the Space Age by Jared S. Buss, reviewed by Clifford R. McMurray. This is the first biography of Willy Ley, the popular science writer who did more than anyone else to explain the science and technology of the dawning Space Age to the American public, and who died of a heart attack less than a month before Neil Armstrong put the first bootprint on the Moon.

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Tour of the Moon in 4K

Check out this great new 5-minute video in 4K showing lunar highlights thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As attention is being turned back to the Moon, this video is a great reminder of how much remains to be understood. This...

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The SpaceX Triple Trifecta

Image: SpaceX Trifecta: Falcon Heavy, Falcon 9 Block 5, Dragon 2 By Dale Skran, NSS Executive Vice President Copyright 2018 SpaceX has three major goals for 2018: Bring the Falcon Heavy to operational status Bring the Block 5 Falcon 9 to operational status Bring the...

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