Crossroads in space: Humanization: Man or machine?

  title={Crossroads in space: Humanization: Man or machine?},
  author={Eric J. Lerner},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
By all indications, the human race has reached a critical threshold in space. Man's first quarter century in space has been characterized by the establishment of unmanned probes and ephemeral manned outposts primarily by two pioneer nations, the United States and the Soviet Union. Now, many of the world's nations, private entrepreneurs, and the military establishments of the two superpowers are active in space. And in its silver anniversary year, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space… CONTINUE READING