L5 News 1979 Issues

L5 News, October 1979

L5 News cover, October 1979

L5 News, January 1979
20 pages, 6.8 MB PDF
Editor: Alcestis R. Oberg

  • Soviets in Space
  • Soviets Overcome 0-g Problems, by Academician Oleg Gazenko
  • Heading For Unknown Worlds: An Interview with Cosmonaut Konstantin Feoktistov
  • The Cosmos 954 Incident and International Space Law, by Alcestis Oberg
  • Thoughts on the Tenth Anniversary of the First Moon Flight, by James Oberg
  • Industry Leery of Production in Outer Space, by Dave Dooling
  • Book Review: Colony, by Ben Bova

L5 News, February 1979
20 pages, 6.3 MB PDF
Editor: Alcestis R. Oberg

  • Space Problems Examined at National AAAS Convention:(selection procedures for space colonists; closed life support systems; economic forecast; standing room only in zero-g; space design for safety)
  • Developing Hardware to Support Life on Long-Term Space Missions
  • Space Processing: A New Study, by Mark Hopkins
  • New Space Legislation, by Ken McCormick
  • L5 Society Bylaws Election

L5 News, March 1979
16 pages, 5.3 MB PDF
Editorial Staff: Jennifer L. Atkins, Randy Clamons, Carolyn Henson, Alcestis R. Oberg

  • Bound for Glory: How Can I Go? by H. Keith Henson
  • Solar Energy Policy Forums: Government Rip-Off? by Jennifer Atkins
  • Senate Hearings on Space Policy, by Ken McCormick
  • The New Space Program, by Phhilip K. Chapman
  • Life Support Workshop, by John M. Phillips
  • Skylab Falling, by Jennifer Atkins
  • International Satellite Industries Launched, by Carolyn Henson

L5 News, April 1979
20 pages, 6.0 MB PDF
Editorial Staff: Jennifer L. Atkins, Randy Clamons, Carolyn Henson

  • New Worlds! Comments on Voyager I, by William K. Hartmann
  • Gateway to the Stars: Earthport, by Carolyn Henson
  • NASA Talks to Students, by Stan Kent
  • Space Wars, by James Oberg
  • A Job of the Future: Space Economics, by Mark Hopkins
  • Space Day: How to Get Organized, by Wayne Jefferson

L5 News, May 1979
20 pages, 6.5 MB PDF
Editorial Staff: Jennifer L. Atkins, Randy Clamons, Carolyn Henson

  • The Useful Pieces of Space, by K. Eric Drexler
  • Breakthrough! by Carolyn Henson
  • High Performance Solar Sail Concept, by K. Eric Drexler
  • Salyut 6: Step Towards a Permanent Space Station, by James E. Oberg
  • Evolving Shuttle Designs, by Leonard David

L5 News, June 1979
20 pages, 6.8 MB PDF
Editorial Staff: Jennifer L. Atkins, Randy Clamons, Carolyn Henson

  • Space Forts, or “Where Are You Obi Wan Kenobi?” by H. Keith Henson
  • When the Soviets Let Their Hair Down, by Dick Fredericksen
  • Energy from Space (Soviet Style), by Iosif Zorich
  • Ariane Ahead of Schedule, by Randy Clamons
  • The Landsat Hearings, by Ken McCormick
  • High Frontier Politics, by Ken McCormick
  • 4th Biennial Princeton Conference, by Frederick H. Osborn, Jr.

L5 News, July 1979
20 pages, 6.5 MB PDF
Editor: Jennifer L. Atkins

  • Wealth: The Super Weapon, by Carolyn Henson
  • Inhibitors: What’s Holding Up the L5 Show? by Ed Bas
  • L5’s National Anthem? Home, Home on Lagrange
  • Astronomy from Space, by Ed Bas
  • Gas Entrained Solids – A Heat Transfer Fluid For Use In Space, Part 1
  • by H. Keith Henson & K. Eric Drexler
  • What Time Is It? The 1979 Goddard Memorial Symposium
  • L5 Society Annual Election

L5 News, August 1979
20 pages, 5.9 MB PDF
Editor: Jennifer L. Atkins

  • Pilgrims, Saints and Spacemen, by Freeman J. Dyson
  • The Environmental Impact of Not Mining the Asteroids, by Gregory L. Matloff
  • Earth-Jupiter L5 Point Hosts Giant Peanut
  • The Asteroids: Supply Stations for Elements, by Dr. Michael A. Pelizzari
  • Gas Entrained Solids – A Heat Transfer Fluid For Use In Space, Part 2, by H. Keith Henson & K. Eric Drexler
  • Book Review: Doomsday Has Been Cancelled, by J. Peter Vajk
  • Clarke’s “Hyperfilaments” – Fishing in Space? by Ed Bas
  • O’Neill Shows the Way, by Ken McCormick

L5 News, September 1979
20 pages, 5.2 MB PDF
Editor: Jennifer L. Atkins

  • Robert C. Truax: Crackpot or Pioneer? by Carolyn Henson
  • First Private Enterprise Astronaut Selected, by Carolyn Henson
  • Technology and the Humanization of Space, by Ed Bas
  • Clearing the Way for Innovation, by Ken McCormick
  • Space Day: Looking Back on Apollo 11, by Jim Loudon
  • Apollo 11 Reunion, by Jody Rawley
  • The Big Event – Space Week, by Marcia Allen
  • The Truth About the Skylab Crew “Revolt”, by B. J. Bluth, Ph.D.

L5 News, October 1979
20 pages, 5.5 MB PDF
Editor: Jennifer L. Atkins

  • Free Enterprise and the Proposed Moon Treaty, Part 1, by Art Dula
  • Space Foxholes, or Beetle Bailey in Orbit, by H. Keith Henson
  • How to Be a Successful Inventor, by Carolyn Henson
  • The Asteroid/Meteorite Connection, by Stewart Nozette
  • On to the Stars: Dr. Robert W. Bussard
  • Sunsat Energy Council’s Letter to President Carter
  • Space Industrialization: How to Design for Success, by J. Peter Vajk

L5 News, November 1979
20 pages, 5.7 MB PDF
Editorial Staff: Jennifer L. Atkins, Annita Harlan, Carolyn Henson

  • Lightsail Update, by Eric Drexler
  • Free Enterprise and the Proposed Moon Treaty, Part 2, by Art Dula
  • Shuttle Express, by Ed Bas
  • Studying Flares From Space, by Joseph Rothenberg
  • L5 Sparks Moon Treaty Opposition, by Carolyn Henson
  • Space Colonization in the Classroom, by Lawrence C. Wolken

L5 News, December 1979
20 pages, 6.2 MB PDF
Editorial Staff: Annita Harlan, Carolyn Henson, Arel Lucas

  • L5 Society in Transition
  • More on Lightsails
  • Moon Treaty: Boston L5 Lobbies in Washington, by Chris Peterson
  • Metalaw and the Moon, by Arel Lucas
  • Ratiner Attacks Moon Treaty, by Arel Lucas
  • Proxmire’s Waterloo? by Ken McCormick
  • IAF Congress: “Future of Mankind” Has a Russian Flavor, by Frederick H. Osborn, Jr.

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