Book Review: Star Settlers

Book Review: Star Settlers

The subtitle of this book could be “A Writer Lavishes Faint Praise on Space Settlement.” Nadis is a good writer and has done extensive personal research to support the book, including journeys to interesting places and interviews with long-time but little-known space settlement advocates like myself. Nevertheless, no one reading this book will come away with a clear sense of why space settlement advocates want to settle space.

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Book Review: The Jim Baen Memorial Award

Book Review: The Jim Baen Memorial Award

The Jim Baen Memorial Award is a science fiction contest jointly administered by the National Space Society and Baen books, presented annually at the International Space Development Conference. The contest rules limit entries to short stories dealing with human space exploration in the next half-century or so. In this volume we have 16 winners and runners-up from the first decade of the award, all of them looking at various aspects of what living and working in space will be like for the pioneering generations.

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Fuel for Thought

Fuel for Thought

By Fisher Smith, NSS Legal Fellow Space, the final frontier of human exploration. For thousands of years, we have dreamed of going to the stars and in recent generations we’ve travelled further than many thought possible. But, today, save for the few men and women...

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Book Review: Dr Space Junk vs The Universe

Book Review: Dr Space Junk vs The Universe

Archaeology and spaceflight are two things most people rarely ever mention in the same sentence.  One is associated with excavating the ground below to learn about humanity’s past. The other involves reaching beyond the sky for a better human future. Nothing in common, right? Not if you read Dr. Alice Gorman’s book.

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Book Review: The Shiva Encounter

Book Review: The Shiva Encounter

The Shiva Encounter is a sequel to Cook’s Arcadia Mars and The Aquila Mission. Shiva is a one-hundred kilometer asteroid with a one in fifty probability of striking Earth during the year 2079. The story is about how some Martian colonists intend to save the day. Presumably, a future book will show if humanity succeeded in diverting the asteroid. In addition, there is an extraterrestrial artifact apparently connected to the fate of humanity.

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