The latest from Rick Zucker

  • Apollo 11 at 50

    The Apollo 11 anniversary and why it is so important

    Fifty years after Apollo 11, we are in a far better position, and so much closer, to return to the moon and send humans to Mars than we ever have been in the past. There are still many technical challenges to overcome, but the biggest challenge remains the political will to do so.

  • Commentary | Why Aren’t We on Mars Yet?

    One can only imagine what Wernher von Braun would have said if had he known, back in the days of Apollo, that not only would we not have landed humans on Mars by the year 2014, but we would still be decades away from achieving that goal.