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October 7, 2020
How an Astronaut's 'Right Stuff' Has Changed Over the Years
What makes a good astronaut? The attributes have evolved since NASA first vetted candidates in the 1950s, said space policy fellow George Abbey. For today's missions, like NASA’s Artemis program — which aims to establish a long-term presence on the lunar surface — the psychological effects of isolation and the dynamics of teamwork will be even more critical to consider when selecting astronaut crews.
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September 1, 2020
NASA and Potential Private, Academic Partners Discuss Lunar Exploration
Experts from government, industry and academia recently discussed space exploration and commercial enterprise at a virtual forum hosted by NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the Baker Institute and Texas A&M University. "As we return once more to the moon, there are many opportunities for both government and industry and for international cooperation. The Lunar Forum will hopefully lead to the definition and realization of those opportunities," said George Abbey, senior fellow in space policy. 
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