The magazine of the National Space Society
Volume 22, Number 3 Fall 2010
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Cover image courtesy NASA.
2010 ISDC CONFERENCE: THE SPACE COMMUNITY’S FAMILY REUNION
By Clifford R. McMurray
SOLAR CHANGES: THE SUN FINALLY WAKES UP
This seemingly endless solar minimum.
by Barbara Thompson
WHAT’S NEXT FOR NASA AFTER THE SPACE SHUTTLE?
By Peter Trabucco
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION:
ORBITING DIPLOMATIC OUTPOST
By Tabatha T. Thompson
Commercial Space Services Get a Boost.
By Tim Bailey
THE NEW FACE OF THE MOON
Scientists suggest an impact caused the Moon to turn its face around.
By Marianne Dyson
NSS AWARD WINNERS
Presented at the 2010 International Space Development Conference.
By John Strickland
2010 NSS STUDENT AWARDS WINNERS
International students present innovative technologies and a glimpse into humanity’s space settlement future.
By Lynne Zielinski
“LIVING OFF THE LAND” IN SPACE
By Gordon Woodcock
LETTER FROM HEADQUARTERS
The Precipice of Change
By Gary Barnhard
LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
By Pat Silver
Help shape the future of space settlement – Join the NSS Leadership Team
COALITION FOR SPACE EXPLORATION: WHY SPACE MATTERS
By Marc Carreau
SPACE SETTLEMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Parners on the Path toward Space Settlement: NSS and AIAA
By Anita Gale
STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
By Mark Hopkins
The Astronaut’s Cookbook: Tales, Recipes, and More, by Charles T. Bourlan and Gregory L. Vogt
Reviewed by Bart Leahy and Michelle Abendschan
Rocketbelt Pilot’s Manual: A Guide by the Bell Test Pilot, by William B. Suitor
Reviewed by Ronald C. Thomas, Jr.
Expedition 23 Returns to Earth