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Quest Issue: Volume 25 #4
John Hodge at flight control during the Gemini 8 mission.

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Table of Contents

  • A Letter to Quest Magazine from Astronaut Michael Collins, Gemini X, Apollo 11
  • "What Radio Traffic Can We Intercept in Space? Early US Communications Intelligence Payloads," by James David
  • "Congressman Olin Teague and the Last Frontier," by Tyler Peterson
  • "A History of Soviet/Russian Missile Early Warning Satellites - Part III" by Bart Hendrickx
  • An Interview with John D. Hodge: Blue Flight, by Rebecca Wright and Carol Butler

Book Reviews

  • "Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth," by Criag Ryan, reviewed by Christopher Gainor
  • "Fred Whipple's Empire: The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1955-1973" by David H. DeVorkin, reviewed by Christopher Gainor
  • "Beyond Earth: A Chronicle of Deep Space Exploration, 1958-2016," by Asif A. Siddiqi
  • "The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration: From the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future," by Roger D. Launius, reviewed by John Sislin
  • Three Books on Iridium, reviewed by Scott Sacknoff
- "Creating Iridium: How a Remarkable Team Made Space History" by Durrell Hillis
- "A Telephone for the World: Iridium, Motorola, and the Making of a Global Age" by Martin Collins
- "Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story" by John Bloom