Daily Archives: 20.08.2019

A Look Back at Delta IV Medium’s Spectacular 17 Year Career

The ULA Delta IV Medium is heading into retirement this week, offering an opportune moment to reflect on the career of a vehicle which has delivered a smorgasbord of military, civilian and scientific payloads into Earth orbit and beyond over the course of a spectacular 17-year career. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com As United Launch Alliance (ULA) counts down ...

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Review: Heroes of the Space Age

Heroes of the Space Age: Incredible Stories of the Famous and Forgotten Men and Women Who Took Humanity to the Stars by Rod Pyle Prometheus, 2019 paperback, 315 pp., illus. ISBN 978-1-63388-524-0 US$18.00 One of the reasons that the Apollo 11 50th anniversary got so much attention last month was often unstated yet quietly understood: it was a goodbye of ...

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