The magazine of the National Space Society
Volume 13, Number 3 May – June 2001
ON THE COVER: Pack your bags and head for space! Photo illustration by Andrew Ladson.
Space Tourism: Waiting for the Golden Age
By Gregg Maryniak, Executive Director, X Prize Foundation
When a Ticket to Ride?
Public perceptions of space as citizen space travel’s greatest obstacle.
By Amy Paige Snyder
Target: Red Planet
NASA’s Advanced Mars Exploration Program and the challenge of a sample return.
By Richard Wagner
Shenzhou-2: A Status Report
Despite its modest resources, China promises to be a major player in space as the new millennium unfolds.
By Andrew J. LePage
America and NASA
What are the Nation’s perceptions of NASA? University of Texas students team up with NASA to find out.
By James Osimo
2 Chairmans Message
4 Mission Control
12 NSS Chapters
14 NSS in Action
44 Center for Lunar Research