A profile of Chesley Bonestell. It’s amazing to think how much of his work was produced before we had even left this planet.
A terrific little conspiracy theory short story from Charles Stross set at last year’s (very real) 100 Year Starship gathering.
Space stasis: What the strange persistence of rockets can teach us about innovation. - By Neal Stephenson - Slate Magazine
An excellent historical overview of rocketry by Neal Stephenson.
Gravity's rainbow on a Google map.