79 – Excellent historical technical description of NASA’s Space Shuttle

Chart from the Historic American Engineering Record of the Space Transportation System

While researching for my book on America’s exciting spacefaring future, I found an excellent technical description of NASA’s space transportation system. The Space Transportation System Stack Assembly is published as part of the Historic American Engineering Record, Space Transportation System Recording Project, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Continue reading 79 – Excellent historical technical description of NASA’s Space Shuttle

“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)