SpaceX Engineer Talks the Coming Space Age

SpaceX Engineer Talks the Coming Space Age

Jason Silverman is a life support systems engineer at SpaceX. Since 1972, no man has returned to the moon, and progress in exploring new frontiers has moved at an undemanding pace. So why hasn’t America unified behind a large scale space program like Apollo in the...
The Dawn of the Space Shuttle

The Dawn of the Space Shuttle

  Endowed with the stunning success of the Apollo program, yet faced with the exorbitant costs of NASA, President Nixon considered a space policy shift in the second year of his presidency. On March 7, 1970, President Nixon made public his intention to redirect...
The Space Race and Peaceful Competition

The Space Race and Peaceful Competition

The Space Race demonstrated that the United States and Soviet Union could partake in peaceful competition and cooperation From Sputnik to the lunar landings, the Space Race represented one of the more electrifying aspects of the Cold War: the United States and the...