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Articles about Marines whose military careers took them to the final frontier.

Marines in the Space DomainMaj Jared A. CooperGazette
September 2021
To what extent should the Corps use and affect space assets?
Fighting From the Ultimate High GroundLCDR Timothy Polyard et al.Gazette
September 2021
Bottom-up refinement for developing Navy and Marine Corps space capability in the modern operational environment.
Maritime Space OperationsMaj Nathan Stokes et al.Gazette
September 2021
The Marine Corps’ role in the space domain.
The Ultimate High GroundCapt Adam H. FountainGazette
September 2021
Space considerations for the tactical fight.
Pushing the BoundariesSara W. BockLeatherneck
October 2021
Marine Astronauts Nicole Mann and Jasmin Moghbeli are at the forefront of space exploration
A Career Filled with Adventure for Apollo 13’s Fred HaiseNancy S. LichtmanLeatherneck
April 2020
As the 50th anniversary of “NASA’s finest hour” is commemorated this month, Marine veteran Fred Haise reflects on his remarkable career as a pilot and astronaut.
Blast OffSSgt Bob Bowen, USMCLeatherneck
July 2019
When the Apollo 10 spacecraft blasted off from Cape Kennedy several Marines were among those closest to the launch pad.
Colonel John H. Glenn Jr.Mike HoeferlinLeatherneck
Combat-tested pilot and first American to orbit the Earth.
Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr., USMC (Ret)Sara W. BockLeatherneck
May 2018
Hard work, perseverance launched his dreams into motion.
Spacecraft RecoveryNancy S. LichtmanLeatherneck
May 2016
Marine Aviation played a critical role at the dawn of the space age.
The Marine from NASAAllan T. DuffinLeatherneck
July 2010
Col George D. Zamka’s nearly three-decade Marine career is packed with diversity and tremendous achievements.