And Technology Review reports on space nerds of yesteryear — the MITSFS (an acronym for the MIT Science Fiction Society — pronounced “misfits”) started their nerdy club at MIT in the 1950s and amassed a huge library of SF books and magazines. Check out the wonderful photo gallery of mid-century SF dorks.
Speaking of galleries, here are a few pictures at New Scientist speculating on the future of NASA’a human space flight program.
The Augustine committee, appointed by the White House to review NASA’s human space flight programme, is set to release its final report on Thursday.
The panel has created a menu of five plans for the space agency. It has given each 12 scores in various categories (PDF), including science benefits, safety, benefit to the US workforce and schedule.