Philip Backman

Philip Backman

Philip Backman is an instructor in the Department of Physics at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John.

Is There a Future for Human Spaceflight?

Is There a Future for Human Spaceflight?

On February 6, Elon Musk and his company Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) accomplished the maiden launch of their Falcon Heavy rocket. It was exhilarating to watch, even vicariously through the Internet. The payload, one of Musk’s red Tesla sports cars, is now on a deep space trajectory that

Philip Backman
Philip Backman
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