Robert Zimmerman

About Robert Zimmerman

Robert Zimmerman is an award-winning space historian and space journalist. His classic history of the Apollo 8 mission to the Moon, Genesis: the Story of Apollo 8, available as an ebook, has just also been released as an audiobook to celebrate the 50th anniversary of that triumphant achievement. He reports daily on the space industry at his website, Behind the Black.

Bring on More Kavanaughs!

During Brett Kavanaugh’s emotional and difficult final hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) denounced the Democrats’ orchestrated smear campaign and made a dire prediction: "This is going to destroy the ability of good people to come forward because of this crap.” Graham was expressing the fear,

By | 2018-10-11T22:34:50+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

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|