Robert Zimmerman

About Robert Zimmerman

Robert Zimmerman is a space historian, science journalist, and the author of Genesis: The Story of Apollo 8. He is also the author of the just released new science fiction novel, Pioneer, an alien first contact story set two hundred years in the future when the settlement and colonization of the solar system is finally taking hold. He also writes daily on space, science, and culture at his website, Behind the Black.

NASA’s Safety Bureaucracy Tips the Scales Against Private Space

In the past two weeks, two separate reports have come out suggesting that the commercial manned capsules SpaceX and Boeing are building to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station for NASA have serious safety issues that could cause significant delays before either company can begin operations. Both reports have since

By | 2018-01-31T19:47:09+00:00 January 31st, 2018|