The Space Review this week

The new issue of The Space Review begins with Lou Fredman decrying the waste of money in the NASA budget for a near term heavy launch vehicle: Rocket to nowhere.

Todd Neff argues that the budget overrun for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) project should be seen in the context of the tremendous technical challenges involved and the history of overruns of projects of similar difficulty: Space budgets are made to be broken.

Jeff Foust discusses a code of conduct and other proposals to encourage countries operating in space to reduce production of debris, resist weaponization of spacecraft, etc. : Securing space security.

Dwayne Day returns to the space sci-fi series Defying Gravity, this time focusing on the story arc the show’s creator planned for it before it was canceled: Going somewhere Out There: revisiting Defying Gravity one last time

Jeff Foust reviews the book How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike Brown.


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