Project Description

We Need a New Vocabulary to Talk About the Human Future in Space

Some 30 years ago, an incisive comment from the late Tom Wolfe, author of The Right Stuff, inspired me to embark on a quest that has profoundly shaped my outlook and career. In the wake of the Challenger disaster in January 1986, Wolfe appeared with pundit George Will and science fiction writer Isaac Asimov on a panel discussion of “This Week with David Brinkley.”

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