Chris Petty is a space and aviation enthusiast and author of Beyond Blue Skies: The Rocket Plane Programs That Led to the Space Age as well as The High Frontier blog. His articles have appeared on Adam Savage’s Tested site and the Space Review. Chuck Yeager, … Continue reading From the Desk of Chris Petty: Remembering Chuck Yeager
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Come Fly with Us: NASA’s Payload Specialist Program (Nebraska, 2019) by Melvin Croft and John Youskauskas. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Come Fly with Us!
David Bristow is an associate director at the Nebraska State Historical Society, where he serves as the journal editor of Nebraska History and book editor for the society’s scholarly and popular books. He is the author of Sky Sailors: True Stories of the Balloon … Continue reading From the Desk of David Bristow: Take a Cat on Your Next Airship Voyage