“A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience can profoundly change your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Problems look mighty small from 250 miles up.

Ron is a regular contributor to the following blogs:

Fragile Oasis Ron Garan

Fragile Oasis

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Unreasonable.is Ron Garan


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Periodicals and sites that Ron has contributed to include:




Railroad to the Moon

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Railroad to the Moon is illustrated by award winning artist Jeffrey Koterba

Railroad to the Moon is a children’s book dedicated to the men and women who made the first Moon landings possible with the hope that we honor their accomplishments and sacrifices by returning to the Moon—this time to stay—for the betterment of all the inhabitants of Planet Earth.


The Orbital Perspective

Lessons from a Journey of 71 Million Miles

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Orbital Perspective is a book about hope. Not an empty hope but a tangible hope that is constructed upon basic truths. Our world is changing rapidly, and the exponential increases in technological advancements have created a highly interconnected global society.

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