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News Archive / Tagged: University of Nebraska Press

  • Book Review: It’s a Question of Space

    Jason RhianJune 24th, 2018

    There has been a wealth of books written about astronauts' experiences in space. A good many of these are accounts detailing what transpired behind the scenes. Few however have contained actual questions asked by the average citizen as well as the response. Former NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson works to address this in his latest offering - It's a Question of Space.

  • Review: Eyeing The Red Storm ‭– Eisenhower and the First Attempt to Build a Spy Satellite

    Jason RhianMarch 6th, 2016

    During the paranoid days of the Cold War, the United States came up with any number of projects to monitor the actions of the Soviet Union. One such project, CORONA, is more widely-known. However, in terms of Eyeing the Red Storm, author Robert M. Dienesch took a look at the beginnings of the U.S.' reconnaissance satellite efforts ‭– WS-117L.

  • Jay Gallentine discusses ‘Infinity Beckoned’ in exclusive interview

    Jason RhianNovember 29th, 2015

    Noted space author Jay Gallentine has completed another tome covering efforts to have robotic pathfinders explore the inner parts of the Solar System with The Outward Odyssey's Infinity Beckoned: Adventuring Through the Inner Solar System, 1969-1989.

  • Rick Houston talks “Go Flight!” in exclusive Insider interview

    Jason RhianNovember 15th, 2015

    SpaceFlight Insider has reviewed a few of the Outward Odyssey series produced by the University of Nebraska Press. Each volume has been amazing reviews of the pivotal and historic aspects of space exploration. One of the series' latest, Go Flight! The Unsung Heroes of Mission Control, 1965-1992, is no exception, an emotional, personal read, this book is a fine addition to a series that has raised the bar in terms of books covering space exploration efforts.