Category Archives: The Space Movement

Uwingu – New Startup to Fund Space Exploration, Research, and Education

Uwingu LLC, a space-themed start up is seeking crowd-sourced funding to launch an ongoing series of public engagement projects. Uwingu’s mission is to use those proceeds to generate funding for space exploration, research, and education efforts around the world. Uwingu … Continue reading

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NSS and Explore Mars announce September 12th Congressional Space Blitz

The National Space Society (NSS) and Explore Mars will be conducting the “We Choose to Explore Space” Congressional Blitz on September 12, 2012 — the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s iconic “We choose to go to the Moon” … Continue reading

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Texas Space Alliance Brings Together Texas Governor and Private Space Leaders

Groundbreaking meeting brings Texas closer to becoming Gateway to the Stars! The Texas Space Alliance (TXA) and the office of the Speaker of the Texas House are pleased to announce the meeting in Austin between Governor Rick Perry and numerous … Continue reading

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Coalition for Space Exploration "Why Explore Space?" Video Contest Winners

The Coalition for Space Exploration has chosen the grand prize winner and runner up videos in its “Why Explore Space” video contest. Each video is two minutes long. Dreams of Space by Raymond Bell The Economics of Exploring Space by … Continue reading

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Mars is calling: Be part of the conversation!

NASA is busy replanning the future Mars Exploration Program — and wants to hear from you! NASA has opened a forum for public input on its Mars Exploration Program, the purpose of which is to achieve high-priority science goals and … Continue reading

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Dragon "Smells Like a New Car" and is "The Equivalent of the Golden Spike"

At 0953 UTC on Saturday morning, 26 May 2012, the hatch on Dragon was opened by Don Petitt aboard the International Space Station. The ISS was 253 miles above the Earth, near Auckland New Zealand. The crew installed the air … Continue reading

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SpaceX Comments on Successful SpaceX Launch

At a press conference held after the May 22 Falcon 9 launch of the Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk began, “I would like to start off by saying what a tremendous honor it has been to … Continue reading

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White House Comments on Successful SpaceX Launch

The White House has issued a statement from John Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology. Congratulations to the teams at SpaceX and NASA for this morning’s successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air … Continue reading

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Video: Buzz Aldrin presents NSS Space Pioneer Award to Stephen Colbert

5-minute video

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Asteroid mining plans revealed by Planetary Resources, Inc.

Expanding the resource base of humanity to include the solar system Seattle, Wash. – April 24, 2012 — Planetary Resources, Inc. announced today its plan to mine Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals. Through … Continue reading

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