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Robert Pearlman

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Issue 32 of NASA's Academy Sharing Knowledge (ASK) magazine is a special edition for the 50th anniversary of the space agency. Among its articles:
  • Early Lunar Missions: A Memoir
    by J.D. Burke
    A JPL project manager in the early sixties, Burke recalls the space race with the Soviets.
  • NASA's First Scientist-Astronauts
    by Joe Kerwin
    NASA's first physician-astronaut describes the Skylab experiments that studied the effects of weightlessness.
  • The Apollo Era: Working at Marshall in the Sixties
    by Glenn A. Robinson, Jr.
    A discussion of Wernher von Braun's management style and the power of learning by doing.
  • Leadership, Teamwork, and Focus: Viking's Landing on Mars
    by Kerry Ellis
    Managerial skill and innovation made Viking's technical achievement possible.
  • Teaching Geology to Apollo Astronauts
    by Gary Lofgren
    To prepare for their work on the moon, Apollo astronauts did many field exercises and built a common language with geologists.
  • Lessons from Shuttle Development
    by Jim Odom
    The transition from Apollo to Space Shuttle offers lessons for today's transition to Constellation.
Thanks to Mike Ciancone for the heads-up!

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