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Space in the Seventies: Apollo 15’s Books, 1973 – 1974

Space in the Seventies: Apollo 15’s Books, 1973 – 1974

Apollo 15 remains well-documented, from entries on the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal website to its astronaut’s autobiographies, which include Al Worden’s 2011 Falling to Earth written with Francis French, and 2004’s Two Sides of the Moon: Our Story of the Cold War Space Race by Dave Scott, written with Apollo-Soyuz Test Program Russian commander and first spacewalker Alexei Leonov. But three books, published during the 1970s, provide more unique insight into the iconic 1971 mission.

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Why Space Tourism?

Why Space Tourism?

Opinion by Dale Skran, NSS COO Image: Blue Origin team after the July 20 successful flight. Courtesy Blue Origin. The age of space tourism at long last dawns for a second time (the first dawn consisting of those orbital tourists launched by the Russians a while back)....

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Report on National Space Society Chapter Events

Report on National Space Society Chapter Events

By Robin Scott Illustration: Emily Carney and O'Neill space settlement (Don Davis, NASA) Huntsville Alabama L5 (HAL5) Society On May 13, 2021, the Huntsville Alabama L5 (HAL5) Society hosted space enthusiast and writer Emily Carney, who presented “Gerald K. O’Neill...

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