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Issue #8 (July 2014)


Buzz Aldrin: It’s time to colonize the Red Planet

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Learning celestial navigation at Morehead Planetarium

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Project Morpheus: Flying a test bed for future landers

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HI-SEAS 2: Living on a simulated Mars

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In my lifetime, I have witnessed what I thought may be the entire life cycle of the era of manned flight in the USA; from the challenge of Russia’s Sputnik in 1957, when I was 11 years old, to the ROAR of the last Space Shuttle launch in 2011. Oh, brother. Was I wrong. Before …

Why is NASA’s Commercial Crew Program to develop private human transport ships to low Earth orbit important? That’s the question I posed to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden when we met for an exclusive interview at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The Commercial Crew Program (CCP) is the critical enabler “for establishing a viable …