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Article “” by Published in Abstract Clementine, in 1994, was the first US spacecraft launched to the Moon in over 20 years—since Explorer 49 in June 1973....

Article “” by Published in Abstract What do a Georgetown University graduate, a Texas entrepreneur, and a former Mercury astronaut have in common? Space Services Inc. of...

Article “” by Published in Abstract For very many years, the seminal book of Hermann Oberth, Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen (The Rocket into Planetary Space) of...

Article “” by Published in Abstract Messages and signatures have found their way onto a number of spacecraft over the years. This is the story of the...

Article “” by Howard McCurdy and I-Lin Lin Published in Abstract Expressed as the number of fatalities per traveler, spaceflight seems quite dangerous—as risky as climbing Mount...

Article “” by Published in Abstract The Skylab Program was established as a precursor space station with the multiple objectives of proving the worth of a permanent...

Article “” by Published in Abstract The Skylab Program was established as a precursor space station with the multiple objectives of proving the worth of a permanent...

Article “” by Published in Abstract Like today, the 1980s and 1990s saw a wave of commercial space activity as firms sought to capture a piece of...

Article “” by Published in Abstract Recently discovered publicity documents from 1961 promote an outdoor exhibition of Lockheed’s missiles and rockets. Citation Powell, Joel W. “Lockheed’s Avenue...

Article “” by Published in Abstract The culture of cosmonautics represents a set of practices, representations, and material objects that imagine or describe space exploration, covering four...