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General Reading for Space Policy Fellowship


Logsdon, John M, The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight, London: Penguin Classics, 2019. Password-protected PDF below.

McDougall, Walter A, The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age, New York: Basic Books, 1985. Password-protected PDF below.

Moltz, James Clay, Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space, New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Password-protected PDF below.


Burrows, William E, This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age, New York: Modern Library, 1999.

Klein, John J, Understanding Space Strategy: The Art of War in Space, New York: Routledge, 2020.

Krige, John, Angelina Long Callahan, and Ashok Maharaj, NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Launius, Roger D., and Howard E. McCurdy, Ed, Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Pyle, Rod, Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners Are Creating a New Space Age, 2019.