The National Space Society Announces YouTube Influencer Isaac Arthur as a Keynote Speaker at the Online 2021 International Space Development Conference

The National Space Society Announces YouTube Influencer Isaac Arthur as a Keynote Speaker at the Online 2021 International Space Development Conference

This Year’s Virtual Conference Streams Free to All The National Space Society is proud to announce YouTube influencer Isaac Arthur as a keynote speaker at its annual International Space Development Conference® 2021, which will be held virtually this year from June 24...

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Book Review: The Mission

Book Review: The Mission

Brown’s The Mission chronicles years of near-byzantine maneuvers to accomplish a space mission—except that the Europa Clipper has yet to launch. Extensively researched with photographs and notes, the book is also creatively written with segments of near novel-like narration and dialogue.

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Book Review: American Rocketman

Book Review: American Rocketman

Truax is all but forgotten to everyone but space historians, but he deserves to be remembered. Had he ever persuaded the navy or any major aerospace contractor to build his “big dumb booster” called Sea Dragon, we might have seen the sort of payloads and cost performance promised by Elon Musk’s Starship decades earlier.

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Space In The Seventies: ATS-6, Apollo-Soyuz, and TDRSS

Space In The Seventies: ATS-6, Apollo-Soyuz, and TDRSS

This Space Available, by Emily Carney. One experimental satellite program contributed to the actual Apollo-Soyuz mission in July 1975, and later, to less interruptions in voice and data during the Space Shuttle program and at present time, the International Space Station (ISS). This blog series, called Space In The Seventies, starts with a look back at the Applications Technology Satellites (ATS), described by NASA in a June 1971 booklet called Satellites At Work as “a testing laboratory for new concepts.”

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