The Naval aviator with two master’s degrees talks to us about NASA’s past—and future.
We were exceptionally lucky to be able to sit down for an hour or so with Victor Glover, an accomplished aviator and test pilot who became an astronaut four years ago. Glover’s perspective on the current state of the astronaut corps and the way NASA operates provides a fascinating window into what it’s like to be an astronaut now—and what it might have been like to train for that voyage from the Earth to the Moon.
Listing image by James Blair / NASA
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Apollo Program, Ars Technica brings you an in depth look at the Apollo missions through the eyes of the participants.