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Ad Astra Magazine

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PROMISING THE MOON?
The Current State of Human Spaceflight Beyond Earth Orbit

THE INVASION OF MARS
The Long Journey of Mars Odyssey

YOUR JOB IN SPACE
The Universities Space Research Association
Ad Astra is the award-winning quarterly print and digital publication of the National Space Society. This deluxe magazine covers all the latest space news with an emphasis on human spaceflight and the settlement of our solar system.

Subjects include orbital and lunar settlement, new launch
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SPACE DEVELOPMENT IS A GLOBAL ENDEAVOR As we reach mid-2021, it’s time to reflect on the growing internationalism of spaceflight due in large part to the rise of Asian national activity. As profiled in Srinivas Laxman’s article about the...
SPACE A COMMONWEALTH OF HUMANITY More than three-and-a-half million years ago, three of our common ancestors, early humans, walked across a plain in Laetoli, Tanzania. As luck would have it, the plain was coated in wet volcanic ash...
THE RED PILL OF POSSIBILITY Iam certain these words or something like them, especially after a year of dealing with COVID-19, may have crossed your mind more than once. I know they have for me. But they often become self-fulfi...
5 YES, WE ARE INSPIRED Credit: SpaceX In February, SpaceX announced its plans to fly four private citizens aboard a Crew Dragon capsule later in 2021. The flight, called Inspiration4, was contracted by entrepren...
4 LOOK OUT BELOW! On May 8, the booster section of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket came back to Earth in a manner most undignified, hurtling out of control and breaking up over the Arabian Peninsula. Just a couple of ...
3 BACK HOME WE GO FROM BENNU Credit: NASA/James Vaughan NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex probe departed the asteroid Bennu bound for Earth on May 10. Ahead of it is a 1.4-billion-mile (2.3-billion-kilometer) journey that will culmin...

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