Tucker, Patrick “Solar Power from the Moon” The Futurist May/June 2011 ISSN: 0016-3317 On-Line Text Librarian’s Note: Also includes an article from satellite-guru and ex-ISU dean Joseph Pelton entitled “Finding Eden on the Moon” that lays out a case for a Moonbase entitled Eden 1. The Solar power article features … Continue reading
Spudis, Dr. Paul D. “Blogging the Moon: The Once & Future Moon Collection” Apogee Prime 02/2010 Publisher’s Web Site The Space Show Interview
Kokh, Peter (Ed.) “Moon Miner’s Manifesto” The Moon Society 09/2010 #238 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: This month’s issue was so good I had to post it in the Lunar Library. Excellent content on the waypoints between here and destination Moon; fresh space suit concepts; how the Lunar everdark craters … Continue reading
Benaroya, Haym “Turning Dust to Gold: Building a Future on the Moon and Mars” Springer-Praxis Books 2010 ISBN13: 978-1-441-90870-4 Publisher’s Web Site The Space Show Interview
Carroll, Michael “The Seventh Landing: Going Back to the Moon, This Time to Stay” Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2009 ISBN13: 978-0-387-93880-6 Publisher’s Web Site Artist’s Web Site Out of the Cradle Review Nature Magazine Review NSS Reading Space Review Librarian’s Note: A nice layperson’s introduction to going back to our … Continue reading
Benaroya, Ben (Ed.) “Lunar Settlements” CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group 2010 ISBN13: 978-1-420-08332-3 Publisher’s Web Site Editor’s Web Site The Space Show Interview Out of the Cradle Review
Harris, Philip Robert “Space Enterprise: Living and Working Offworld in the 21st Century” Springer/Praxis 2009 ISBN13: 978-0-387-77639-2 Publisher’s Web Site
Jones, Duncan (Dir.) “Moon” Sony Pictures Classics 2010 Publisher’s Web Site Out of the Cradle Review Librarian’s Note: Will this be the movie that demonstrates to the movie studios that there is in fact a market for smart science fiction? Whilst compiling the Lunar Library entry for this item it … Continue reading
National Space Society adAstra Magazine Fall 2009 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: A nice issue to that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the magazine, the 35th anniversary of the organization, and this year’s 40th anniversary of the first Moon landing, and reminds us to look forward to this year’s 29th … Continue reading
Discovery Channel Sci-Trek “Mining the Moon” Discovery Communications 2009 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: A pretty good documentary, but with some jarring errors, like showing an incoming impactor with a tail of fire behind it as it heads to the Moon’s surface (um, no), or showing a picture of a … Continue reading
“Return to the Moon” BBC Sky at Night Magazine 07/2009 Publisher’s Web Site
Discovery Co./Science Channel “Moon Machines” Image Entertainment 2008 (2009) Librarian’s Note: Another terrific documentary, some of the stories are just fascinating, like the “rope memory” in the ‘Navigation Computer’ episode.
Astronomy Magazine Special Report: “Countdown to 2020 – Return to the Moon” 08/2009 Publisher’s Web Site
Science Channel “Essential Space Collection” Image Entertainment 2009 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Includes the up-to-date documentary “Base Camp Moon”, as well as five others, making this one a good educational value for the money.
SpaceRip “Icy Moon Shadows” YouTube.com 21/05/2009 Author’s Page Librarian’s Note: A nice introduction to the hydrogen deposits at the South Lunar Pole, and why they are there.
Carroll, Michael “Futuropolis” Analog Science Fiction and Fact 06/2009 Publisher’s Web Site
adAstra: The Magazine of the National Space Society Special Report: â€œThe Threat of Impactâ€ MM Publishing Winter 2008 Publisher’s Web Site National Space Society
Pop, Virgiliu “Who Owns the Moon? Extraterrestrial Aspects of Land and Mineral Resources Ownership” Springer 2009 ISBN13: 978-1-402-09134-6 Publisher’s Web Site Author’s Web Site Out of the Cradle Review Librarian’s Note: First met Virg at the Space Generation Forum, almost a decade ago at UNISPACE III. I was a U.S. … Continue reading
Discovery Channel Sci-Trek: Mining the Moon Jan 21, 2009 22:00h Jan 22, 2009 02:00h Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: This was originally scheduled to air in December, but was delayed. Word came through the grapevine today that it was back on the schedule.
Seedhouse, Erik “Lunar Outpost: The Challenges of Establishing a Human Settlement on the Moon” Springer/Praxis 2008 ISBN13: 978-0-387-09746-6 Publisher’s Web Site Google Books Preview Out of the Cradle Review NSS Reading Space Review
Thomas, Kenneth S. & Harold J. McMann “US Spacesuits” Springer/Praxis 2006 ISBN: 0-387-27919-9 Publisher’s Web Site
Kokh, Peter (ed.) Moon Minerâ€™s Manifesto October 2008 #219 Publisherâ€™s Web Site Librarianâ€™s Note: Another terrific issue from the Moon Society. Whenever I learn something new (in this case the pole stars of the Moon), I’m always impressed. Lots of coverage of the recent Chinese spacewalk and some of their … Continue reading
Moontasks University Design Contest NASA Langley Research Center Student Design Competition Notice of Intent Due: Dec 15, 2008 Competition Home Student Challenge: Design tools and instrumentation packages for the next generation manned moon rover: * Navigation in the darkness around the Moon’s south pole * Power supplies for rovers in … Continue reading
Air & Space Magazine Smithsonian Enterprises Oct/Nov 2008 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: A nice article on some of the Moonwalker wannabes following the NASA path to the Moon. Others are trying to pathfind new ways to the Moon, and I wouldn’t mind being one of the folks that says … Continue reading
MIT Open CourseWare (OCW) 16.89J / ESD.352J Space Systems Engineering Spring 2007 On-Line Course Librarian’s Note: Hat tip to Flying Singer over at Music of the Spheres for pointing this one out. I recognize all three of the texts for the course as top-notch reference books in the field. Kudos … Continue reading