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Selected Articles from Past Issues of the Odyssey


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Year 2006

Editor: Lisa Kaspin

Editions of the Odyssey after January 2006 are available only as PDF files.

January: Exploring New Worlds

February: Gathering Stardust

  • Craft Returns to Earth After "Gathering Stardust" by Steve Bartlett
  • SETI&home Going BOINC, by Craig Ward
  • The Beauty of Cost-Plus-Fixed Fee (CPFF), by Robert Gounley
  • Space Calendar and Sky Watch

March: Exploring Mars

  • Nowhere to Hide: Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter Brings Up Closer to the Red Planet, by Robert Gounley
  • Lecture Review: James G. Maser, Sea Lanuch Company, by Robert Brodsky
  • Space Calendar and Sky Watch

April: Space Day National Design Competition

  • Space Day National Design Competition 2006: 8th-graders Win First Place with Hydrogen-Fueled Mars Roving Ship
  • On the Medical Front by Robert Gounley
  • President's Message, by Craig Ward
  • OASIS Space Calendar and Sky Watch

May: Best ISDC Ever!

  • ISDC 2006: The Most Popular ISDC Offers Something for Every Space Enthusiast, by Lisa Kaspin
  • ISDC 2006: The Best Ever, by Mark Hopkins
  • Images from ISDC 2006
  • OASIS LECTURE SERIES: Racing to a Rocket-Powered Finish: XCOR Engineer Talks on Rocket Racing League, by Steve Bartlett
  • OASIS Space Calendar and Sky Watch

June: The Return to the Moon

  • "The Return to the Moon": Flags and Footprints, or New Frontier?, by Lisa Kaspin
  • President's Message: What Next? by Craig Ward
  • ISDC 2006: More Highlights
  • Space on the Streets, by Steve Bartlett
  • OASIS Space Calendar and Sky Watch

This edition available only as a PDF file.

July: The Discovery Flight of Stephanie D. Wilson

  • Stephanie’s Turn, by Robert Gounley
  • Who Knew?, by Robert Brodsky
  • President’s Message: Ships at Sea, by Craig Ward
  • OASIS Space Calendar and Sky Watch

August: Summer Picnic

  • The OASIS MER Model Project, by Steve Bartlett
  • Member Donates Space Memorabilia
  • OASIS Summer Picnic
  • OASIS Space Calendar and Sky Watch

Year 2005

Editor: Kat Tanaka January - August, Lisa Kaspin September - December

January: New routines

February: Sea & Space

March: Unexpected Treasures

April: Generations to come

May: Renewed endeavors

June: Views from Orbit

July: Pushing the Edges

August: Picnics and Polliwogs

  • OASIS Celebrates Its 27th Anniversary, by Steve Bartlett
  • How Big is Space?, by Bob Gounley
  • Editor's Log: Close Enough to Feel, by Kat Tanaka

September: Top of the World

October: Exploration at Exposition Park

November: Orbital Mechanics for Real People

December: LOSCON Special Issue

Year 2004

Editor: Kat Tanaka

January 2004: Space, Space, Everywhere

February 2004: Looking Ahead

March 2004: Look, up in the sky!

April 2004: Space on Earth

May 2004: Right Next Door

June 2004: Tomorrow begins today

July 2004: Going Boldly

August 2004: Reaching Out to Space

September 2004: Worthy Endeavors

October 2004: Prize-winning

  • Dawn of a New Space Age, by Kat Tanaka
  • OASIS Lecture Series: Space Dreams Take Flight for Southland Schools, by Steve Bartlett
  • A Rocketeer from the Past, by Robert Gounley

November 2004: What a Wonderful World

December 2004: Out of Darkness, Light

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Year 2003

Editor: Kris Cerone, January - May; Kat Tanaka June - December.

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Year 2002

Editor: Kris Cerone

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December 2002

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Year 2001

Editor: Terry Hancock, January - November.

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December 2001

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Year 2000

Editor: Craig Ward, January - May; Terry Hancock June - December.

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Year 1999

Editor: Norm Cook, January - May; Craig Ward, June - December.

January 1999

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Year 1998

Editor: Norm Cook.

Volumes and Editions prior to July 1998 were published only in hard copy.

July 1998

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December 1998

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