Author Archives: David Brandt-Erichsen

SpaceX Completes Qualification Testing of SuperDraco Thruster for Launch Escape System on Dragon Spacecraft

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) announced that it has completed qualification testing for the SuperDraco thruster, an engine that will power the Dragon spacecraft’s launch escape system and enable the vehicle to land propulsively on Earth or another planet with … Continue reading

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3rd Space Solar Power International Student and Young Professional Design Competition

The Space Generation Advisory Council is pleased to announce its partnership with the International Astronautical Federation’s Space Power Committee (SPC) to organize and run the 3rd Space Solar Power International Student and Young Professional Design Competition. The competition aims to challenge entrants … Continue reading

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ISDC Space and Media Track: Ted Schilowitz

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS Innovator and futurist Ted Schilowitz is founding team member & first employee of Red Camera Co and consultant for digital cinema technology company Barco and 20th Century Fox. Ted is speaking at … Continue reading

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ISDC NASA Lunar Exploration Sub-Track: Dave Dunlop

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS Dave Dunlop is the presenting and managing Track Chair of the Lunar Sub-Track during the NASA Exploration session. Dave has been part of the International Committee of the National Space Society in … Continue reading

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ISDC Film Screening: “I Want to Be an Astronaut” – David Ruck

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS David J. Ruck is a photographer, filmmaker and educator, currently based in Maryland where he and his producing partner, Anne Menotti, are working on several documentaries and projects. David specializes in emotive … Continue reading

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ISDC NASA Space Exploration Track: Carl Schueler

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS Carl Schueler is a Satellite remote sensing system architect, EO sensor systems engineer and applications scientist, study and proposal lead. He received degrees in Physics & Astronomy at Louisiana State University, followed … Continue reading

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ISDC Space Solar Power Track: Gary Barnhard

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS Gary Barnhard is a robotic space systems engineer whose professional work includes a wide range of robotic, space, and computer systems engineering projects. Gary has received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering … Continue reading

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ISDC Space Experience Track: John Spencer, Space Architect

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS John Spencer is a Space Architect & Designer, founder and president of the Space Tourism Society (STS), and author of the first book on space tourism published in the U.S. titled Space … Continue reading

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ISDC Space and Media Track: Buzz Hayes, Sony 3D expert

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS Buzz Hays is one of the leading experts in Stereoscopic 3D film production and post-production in the motion picture and television industry. His producing experience led to his key role as the … Continue reading

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ISDC Space and Media Track: Julie Miller

By Candice Nunez, NSS ISDC Reporter, courtesy QGITS Julie Miller is a talented strategic communications pro in entertainment & technology and Associate Producer of the Space & Media track for this year’s International Space Development Conference (ISDC) 2014 happening May … Continue reading

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