University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Shoot for the Moon

In this session, authors Nancy Atkinson, James Donovan and Andrew Rader will look back at America's first journeys to the moon ... and where in heaven's name we should go next.

Nancy Atkinson

Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and author with a passion for telling the stories of people involved in space exploration and astronomy. She has been with Universe Today since 2004 and also writes for Ad Astra....

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James Donovan

James Donovan is the founder and president of Jim Donovan Literary, a literary agency in Dallas. His books include "The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation," "Custer and the Little Bighorn" and "A Terrible Glory," which spent three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list....

Andrew Rader

Andrew Rader is a mission manager at SpaceX with a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in long duration spaceflight. He’s an expert in the field of space exploration who’s authored more than a dozen technical papers and been featured in Slate, Motherboard, Vice, The Verge, Gizmodo, Space....

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