News and events

News and events

National Space Society Publicity

National Space Society book review

The first review of Linda’s book, The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration, is now online at the National Space Society.

Her book is simultaneously historical and current, technological and political, domestic and international.

—Loretta Hall

Read the full review



Yuri Gagarin orbited Earth in 1961 (Source: NASA) Credit: ITU Pictures (CC BY 2.0) Events

Speaking Engagement on Yuri’s Night at Museum of Flight

Linda Dawson, author of the newly released The Politics & Perils of Space Exploration, discussed her book on the “New Space” race and paid tribute to Yuri’s Night—the global celebration of humanity’s past, present and future in space honoring the legacy of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight on April 12, 1961.

A book signing and meet and greet with the author followed the presentation.

Details: Celebrate Yuri’s Night!