What’s Happened to Space Exploration?

jonathan coopersmith

The first two decades of human spaceflight were a spectacular success. But it has been downhill since then, writes historian Jonathan Coopersmith. As we mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first manned spaceflight, we need a revival of serious government support for the space program.

Al Gore: Energy Czar?

After being in denial for seven years, even George Bush now acknowledges the reality of anthropogenic climate change and the need to takes steps to reverse greenhouse gas emissions.