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

38 – 1956 short film of Von Braun shows the human spacefaring vision that the U.S. then had, but has since lost

Today, the U.S. human space program is severely handicapped by a paucity of forward-looking leaders. Consequently, it struggles from one self-created crisis to the next, not having any solid foundation of purpose and direction on which to make sound recommendations and decisions. A Great Power needs forward-looking visionary leaders pushing Continue reading 38 – 1956 short film of Von Braun shows the human spacefaring vision that the U.S. then had, but has since lost