May/June 2013 Horizons Available

The May/June 2013 issue of Horizons is now online (17 MB PDF, 56 pages at, 8 MB low resolution PDF file).  Horizons is the newsletter of the Houston Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The cover story is, “The Biggest Myth about the First Moon Landing” by Paul Fjeld, space artist, including an original acrylic painting for our cover illustration. This issue also contains an article by Harold Larson on the Team America Rocketry Challenge, a synopsis of our May 2013 Annual Technical Symposium by Dr. Steven E. Everett,  and two articles by Daniel R. Adamo, astrodynamics consultant, “Highway in the Sky (Speed Limit 7.7 km/s)” and “Rendezvous Endgame.” Our new partnership with the JSC Astronomical Society continues in this issue with an article about how to make your own astronomer’s chair. This issue concludes with part 6 of 8 from Man Will Conquer Space Soon! This is our page by page high resolution reprint (28 MB PDF available as a separate file) of the 1952-1954 Collier’s series of magazine articles from a team led by Wernher von Braun.