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AIAA to Discuss Implications of Augustine Commission Report

AIAA Panel to Discuss Implications of Augustine Commission Report for America’s Human Space Flight Plans The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will host a panel of experts to discuss the implications of the Augustine Commission report, “Review of … Continue reading

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Malta and the Moon

THE MOON FOR ALL MANKIND – THE MALTA MOON The moon is our closest celestial body and by far the brightest object in the night sky. It has fascinated man since antiquity. The International Year of Astronomy 2009 celebrates the … Continue reading

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Lunar Plans in Question

Econominst.com is sponsoring a debate on the question of whether we should return to the Moon, Returning to the moon- This house believes that NASA should not send humans back to the moon. Michael N. Gold is defending, Gregg Maryniak is … Continue reading

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Mars Society Conference

The Mars Society Conference is off to a great start.  I was in the neighborhood so I dropped by this evening, they had a lovely reception.  Chris Carberry said that the Legislative Blitz had been a great success. I hope … Continue reading

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The Canadian Space Movement

How do we get young Canadians to reach for the stars? by Sumitra Rajagopalan Forty years later, the sequel is being written as the US and many other countries, including Canada, gear up for the next Moon shot. Like the … Continue reading

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Posts on Space Settlement Blog Day

I want to thank everyone who particapated in Space Settlement Blog Day. It was very successful.  There were several very interesting essays written for the occasion. Space Settlement Blog Day by Douglas Mallette on The Space Advocate Settle the Final Frontier by Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 Fortieth Anniversary Events

This week there is a lot going on to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11. The Apollo Legacy: The Moon and Beyond: Monday, July 20, 2009 Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, Level 1 12:30 p.m. Newseum Washington DC   … Continue reading

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Space Settlement Day Progress Report

Space Settlement Blog Day is on July 20th.  Sign up now! I want to thank David Brandt-Erichsen, Charles Radley and Brice Russ for making  Space Settlement Blog Day possible and launching it so well. So far 18 blogs have signed … Continue reading

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Finalists Selected for the Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition

Finalists Selected for the Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition After a thorough selection process, the Space Frontier Foundation is pleased to announce the 10 finalists for the Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition. The winner will be announced at the Apollo … Continue reading

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NSS Supports NewSpace

The Space Frontier Foundation has extended registration, until July 1st, 2009, for its NewSpace 2009 conference, which will be held at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California from Friday, July 17 through Monday, July 20. See the full … Continue reading

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