The latest from O. Glenn Smith

  • Op-ed | Mars for Only $1.5 Trillion
    Civil

    Op-ed | Mars for Only $1.5 Trillion

    The most critical element needed for a trip to Mars is also the most expensive. A new vehicle must safely sustain the crew for two to three years without resupply and embody all the functions of the current ISS and be a lot better.

  • Commentary | Why I Like Dream Chaser
    Policy & Politics

    Commentary | Why I Like Dream Chaser

    Dream Chaser cannot do all that the original shuttle did, but it can perform the shuttle’s single most important task of transporting crews to the ISS and returning them to a safe and dry landing on a runway in full view of the public.


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