LEONARD DAVID has been reporting on space science and exploration for more than 50 years. His writing has appeared in the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Private Air, Sky and Telescope, Astronomy, and Aerospace America. David has been a consultant to NASA, other government agencies, and the aerospace industry and currently serves as SPACE.com's Space Insider columnist. He is the author of Mars- Our Future on the Red Planet and co-author of Buzz Aldrin's Mission to Mars.
My new book for National Geographic - Moon Rush: The New Space Race - will be launched next May, a volume that explores the Moon in all its facets, from ancient myth to future Moon Village plans; inside information about how the United States, allies and competitors, as well as key private corporations like Moon Express and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, plan to reach, inhabit, and even harvest the Moon in the decades to come. -Leonarddavid.com/starstruck