The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Houston Section January / February 2013 Horizons newsletter is now available in high resolution and low resolution formats (PDF). Cover story: A Geologist and Curiosity on Mars by Dr. Dorothy Oehler, Tau Ceti Exoplanet Candidates by Wes Kelly of Triton Systems LLC, The Late Science Fiction Author Boris Strugatskij by Wes Kelly, Sarah Brightman on ISS by Sandrine Rolland, A Profile of Future Virgin Galactic Astronaut Dominique Teyssier, Science Fiction by Scientists (Dr. Larry Jay Friesen), and the 4th of 8 installments in the 1952 – 1954 series of space articles Man Will Conquer Space Soon! Wernher von Braun led this team of writers and artists for these articles in the weekly magazine Collier’s. Horizons is the first to reprint these page by page in high resolution.
The September/October 2012 issue of Horizons is now available. This free 52-page newsletter is available in both high and low resolutions, about 48 MB and 14 MB, respectively. This issue includes: cover story: The 100 Year Starship September 2012 Public Symposium in Houston. Man Will Conquer Space Soon! We are reprinting this Collier’s space series from 1952 to 1954, and this issue has the articles from October 18, 1952, the 2nd of 8 installments. Paradises Lost, the opera from the Le Guin generation starship novella. Lunar Surface EVA Route Selection Optimization by Yvonne Vigue-Rodi. Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) 2013 – 2014 by Daniel R. Adamo, Astrodynamics Consultant. From our French sister section 3AF MP, Third Annual Aerospace Festival of Art and Literature, Stars and Wings. The Fog of War Obscures a Great Aerial Dogfight (Speculation) by James C. McLane III. Convair “Super-NEXUS”, APR Corner, Aerospace Projects Review, by Scott Lowther. Current Events, Capsule-Helicopter Hybrid Spacecraft by Jeff Hagen.