Leonard David has been reporting on space activities for nearly 50 years. He is the 2010 winner of the prestigious National Space Club Press Award and recently co-authored with Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin the book “Mission to Mars — My Vision for Space Exploration,” published by the National Geographic Society.

The latest from Leonard David

  • Is Venus a living hell? Conversation with astrobiologist David Grinspoon
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    Is Venus a living hell? Conversation with astrobiologist David Grinspoon

    The detection of phosphene gas in the clouds of Venus has given rise to the thought of extraterrestrial “aerial” life on hostile Venus. This promising find begs the question: Now what? SpaceNews contributor Leonard David discussed this issue with astrobiologist David Grinspoon, a senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute and an expert on surface-atmospheric interactions on terrestrial planets, such as Venus.


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