The magazine of the National Space Society
Volume 13, Number 4 July – August 2001
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ON THE COVER: The view of the exterior of the International Space Station and orbital sunrise. Photo: NASA/JSC
International Space Cooperation: Economy as a Main Driver.[PDF]
By W. Peeters
Listening To Whispers From Space
A Behind-the-scenes Tour of the DSN Antenna System at Goldstone.
By Larry Evans
Japan’s Future In Space
Evolution of an Independent Space Power.
By Joan Johnson-Freese
A Space University
An Idea for Learning Beyond Earth.
By Louis Mazza
Battlestar Galactica Lives!
Why the US Military Rejects Faster, Cheaper, Better.
By Dwayne A. Day
Shooting Gallery Special:
Shooting The Shuttle
Ad Astra photographers tell their story in words and photographs on what it takes to become a Remote Rat.
By Joe Marino
2 Chairman’s Message
4 Mission Control
12 NSS in Action
38 Center for Lunar Research
40 NSS Chapters