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Featured Articles:

17
THINKING INSIDE THE BOX: NASA Successes
By Anthony Paustian, Ph.D.

20
CALLING SPACE CORPS: We Have New Orders
By Mark Armstrong

22
EILEEN COLLINS:
Soaring to Ever Greater Heights

By Melissa Silva

25
DEE O’HARA:
First Nurse to the Astronauts

By Melissa Silva

27
WOMEN IN CHARGE:
THREE AEROSPACE LEADERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Marianne Dyson, Dr. Tanya Harrison, Michelle Lucas
By Emily Carney

31
STORY TIME ON THE ISS
By Melissa Silva

32
A SUIT FOR THE SHUTTLE
By Francis French

35
2019 ISDC HIGHLIGHTS
By Rod Pyle

38
APOLLO 9: A Q&A WITH ASTRONAUT RUSTY SCHWEICKART
By Nancy Atkinson

43
ASTROSOCIOLOGY:
EXPLORING THE HUMAN DIMENSION OF OUTER SPACE
By Jim Pass, Ph.D.

45
WHY RETURN TO THE MOON, THIS TIME TO STAY?
By Mark Hopkins

46
HOMESTEADING NEW WORLDS
By Kyla Edison

48
STILL SEEKING NEW HORIZONS:
A FIRST LOOK AT WORLDS BEYOND PLUTO
By Steve Campbell

50
FINDING YOUR PLACE IN NEWSPACE
By Melissa Silva

52
ISDC’S MOTIVE FORCE: VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION
By Rod Pyle

Departments:

9
From the Editor: THE WOMEN IN SPACE ISSUE
By Rod Pyle

15
From the Chairman of the Board of Governors
THE PATH FORWARD
By Karlton Johnson

56
NSS Chapter News
WHAT MAKES AWARD WINNERS OF NSS CHAPTERS AND LEADERS?
By Claire Stephens McMurray

59
THE NSS AWARDS AT ISDC 2019
By John Strickland

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BOOKS
The Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation, by Michael Cassutt
Reviewed by Martin Lollar
Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos, by Nancy Atkinson
Reviewed by Loretta Hall
TV Documentary: Apollo’s New Moon
Reviewed by Rod Pyle

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NSS CHAPTERS

 

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