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Quest Issue: Volume 24 #4
Artist conception of the Landsat-2 (Earth Resources Technology Satellite, ERTS-2) satellite in orbit

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Table of Contents

  • "Farming from Space: Landsat and the Development of Agricultural Surveillance during the Cold War," by Brian Jirout
  • "From Magazine to Journal: The History of Quest: Part II -- The University of North Dakota Years 1997-2005, Stephen Johnson
  • "DARPA's Space History," by Owen Brown, Fred Kennedy, Wade Pulliam
  • "X-Rays and Rockets: European Space Science -- An Interview with Kenneth A. Pounds" by Matthew Godwin
  • 2017 Winners of the AAS Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight
  • "Thor 149: A Moment Frozen in Time," by Joel Powell
Book Reviews

  • "After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the 20th Century," by William Rankin, review by Richard Easton
  • "North American X-15: 1958-1968 (X-15, X-15B, and Delta Wing Models) Owners' Workshop Manual," by David Baker, review by F. Robert van der Linden
  • "The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites," by Westwood, O'Leary, Donaldson, review by Jon Cawley
  • "Space Race Archaeologies: Photographs, Biographies, and Design," by Pedro Ignacio Alonso, review by Andrew Godefroy
  • "The Value of the Moon: How to Explore, Live, and Prosper in Space using the Moon's Resources," by Paul Spudis, review by Roger D. Launius
  • "Space Physiology and Medicine: From Evidence to Practice, 4th Edition," by Nicogossian, Williams, Huntoon, et al, review by Roger D. Launius
  • "Waiting for Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence," by Lawrence Squeri, review by Roger D. Launius
  • "Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024," By Mark Littman and Fred Espernak, review by James Zimbelman
  • "The Long Space Age," by Alexander MacDonald, review by Shalina Chatlani
  • "Design for Space: Soviet and Russian Mission Patches," by Alexander Glushko, review by Andrew Godefroy
  • "How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, An Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight," by Julian Guthrie, Review by Rick Sturdevant