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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Responsible Behavior in Space
Posted April 25, 2022 Written by Claire

Time and time again, the advancements made in technology have been applied in warfare to increase efficiency and get an […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Small Steps in the New Space Race
Posted March 14, 2022 Written by Claire

In my recent novel, Dragon on the Far Side of the Moon, I weave a thriller where the U.S. and […]

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Tigers, Bears and Prey: Updates to the Chinese-Russian Alliance
Posted February 14, 2022 Written by Claire

In past blogs, I’ve written about the ramifications of the International Space Station’s scheduled decommissioning in 2031 when it will […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Race for Mars
Posted September 13, 2021 Written by Claire

If you’ve been keeping up with space news, you’ll know that this summer has been busy. Between the private sector […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: When the Goal Outweighs the Risk
Posted May 24, 2021 Written by admin

On April 29, China launched its first module for the new Tiangong space station aboard its Long March 5B rocket. […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: A New [Un]Holy Alliance
Posted March 29, 2021 Written by admin

You may have missed the news on March 9 that China and Russia formed a new alliance. They will work together to build a research station on the Moon.  They even have a name for it – the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS).