PUBLICATIONS Rick’s earth observations photos have been published in National Geographic magazine and the book Orbit: The Astronaut’s View of Home. In addition to numerous technical papers, military leadership and strategy treatises, and newspaper and magazine articles, he also contributed to Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s book, The Nature of Leadership.

Currently Rick is working on a joint book project with a noted leadership and organizational development author. Future plans include publishing a teamwork guide, book of photography of the United States from space, personal reflections on the human side of space flight, and a children’s book.

Keep checking back – the countdown has begun!

LINKS Rick’s official astronaut biography

Leadership and Teamwork Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership. Center for Creative Leadership. Great ideas and articles. National Outdoor Leadership School – leadership partners with the astronaut corps. Leslie Bendaly, organizational development and teambuilding expert.

NASA and Space Organizations STS-90 Neurolab (the mission Rick commanded) crew home page. Johnson Space Center – home to the astronauts. Rick's favorite! Awesome downloadable photos of planet Earth from space. Kennedy Space Center – where the rockets are! National Space Society.

Space News

Space Stuff


Future Space "Who is to say what is impossible, for the dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today and the realities of tomorrow." Dr. Robbert H. Goddard, inventor of the liquid-fueled rocket engine. Ten million dollar prize for first privately funded, reusable, human-crewed craft to reach 100 kilometers. Coming soon – a commercial version of NASA’s parabolic flight weightlessness aircraft. Why not!? Two private individuals have already gone to space – more will surely follow. Collections of thought-provoking and visionary articles. Dedicated to promoting private space ventures of all types.

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