“The Omen of the Star: A Story of the Magi” by Norman George Purves

This blog posting, very timely for Christmas, is different. I encourage you to read this astronomical explanation of the “bright star” that led the three wise men to Jesus shortly after he was born. It certainly puts a different and very interesting twist on story of the Magi that we Continue reading “The Omen of the Star: A Story of the Magi” by Norman George Purves

78 – JSP article: Making President Trump the Champion of GEO Space Solar Power

My article, Making President Trump the Champion of GEO Space Solar Power, was published in the Volume 6, No. 1 (Fall, 2017) edition of the online Journal of Space Philosophy. The paper is available through the Kepler Space Institute here. A PDF of the paper is available here. This paper Continue reading 78 – JSP article: Making President Trump the Champion of GEO Space Solar Power

76 – Space Review Article: Some commentary about the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting (Part 2)

President Trump’s reconstitution of the National Space Council has generated important public discussion of America’s future in outer space as a true commercial human spacefaring nation. On October 5, 2017, Vice President Pence chaired the first meeting of the council, where both the invited speakers as well as members of Continue reading 76 – Space Review Article: Some commentary about the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting (Part 2)

75 – Space Review article: Some commentary about the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting (Part 1)

In President Trump, pro-spacefaring Americans have a president who, for perhaps the first time since President Kennedy, advocates for America to return to being—using a phrase from Kennedy’s 1962 speech at Rice University—the “world’s-leading spacefaring nation.” Reconstituted by President Trump’s recent executive order, the National Space Council will be where Continue reading 75 – Space Review article: Some commentary about the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting (Part 1)