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Ad Astra Volume 29 Number 2

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The magazine of the
National Space Society

Volume 29, Number 2
Summer 2017

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Featured Articles:

11
ISDC 2017: MEETING AT THE GATEWAY
By Rod L. Pyle

13
THE FIRST WOMAN ON THE MOON
By Marianne J. Dyson

16
GIVE THEM (PIECES OF) THE MOON
By Marianne J. Dyson

18
INTERNATIONAL PLANS FOR THE MOON
By Marianne J. Dyson

20
ORBITAL DEBRIS:
WHY THE U.S. AND RUSSIA SHOULD WORK TOGETHER

By Al Anzaldua and Dave Dunlop

25
CUBE QUEST CHALLENGE:
NSS AND THE CISLUNAR EXPLORERS OF CORNELL
By Clifford R. McMurray

28
KEEPING YOUR COOL IN SPACE
By Paul Contursi

31
WHAT IF LIFE IS OUT THERE?
By Lance Frazer

34
PRINTING OUR FUTURE ON MARS
By Steve Murray

38
RETURN TO THE MOON:
PAVING THE WAY OF FUTURE EXPLORATION

By Rob Kelso

41
MOON SIGHTING: HOW WE FIRST SAW THE MOON
Part 1: Before the Space Age
By Lynne F. Zielinski

46
SIGHTSEEING WITH SELENE:
SPACEX TOUTS LUNAR TOUR FOR TWO

By John F. Kross

50
THROWING PEBBLES AT THE SKY: BRAVE NEW WORLD
By Geoff Notkin

Departments (NSS Lounge):

53
RECENT PROGRESS TOWARD INTERSTELLAR SETTLEMENT
By Mark Hopkins

54
BOOKS
Star Ark: A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship, by Rachel Armstrong
Reviewed by Peter Spasov
The History of Human Spaceflight, by Ted Spitzmiller
Reviewed by Mark Lardas

56
GEORGE DIETRICH
Winner of the 2017 Space Pioneer Award for Special Merit
By Chuck Black

58
MARCH STORM 2017: NSS Advocates for a Citizen's Space Agenda
By Dale Skran

60
NSS IN EUROPE & THE EASTERN TIME ZONE
By Claire Stephens McMurray

61
FLY ME TO THE MOON: Luna in Fiction and Film
By Ken Burnside

62
NSS CHAPTERS

62
CHAPTER LISTINGS

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