Monthly Archives: February 2009

NASA Advisory Council 2/5/09 Presentations

NAC Presentations from February 5, 2009 Aeronautics Committee – Gen. Lester Lyles, Chair Audit and Finance Committee – Mr. Robert Hanisee, Chair Exploration Committee – Gen. James J. Abrahamson, Chair Briefing 1 – Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Status Gen. James … Continue reading

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Space Art, NASA, and NSS

After the Storm by Raymond Cassel cover art for the NSS Space Settlement 2009 Wall Calendar Many people have cited science fiction as instilling in them an interest in space exploration. For me it wasn’t just science fiction but also … Continue reading

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Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP)

Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP), based at NASA Ames Research Center, has undertaken the task of translating the original analog data from 1,500 tapes taken from the Lunar Orbiter spacecraft into digital … Continue reading

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Spacefest 2009 San Diego February 19-22, 2009

Spacefest is being held in San Diego this year at the Town and Country resort, from February 19-22. It will be the largest gathering of pioneer astronauts in the area, as well as some of the most compelling, charismatic and … Continue reading

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The Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research

The Barringer Crater Company has established a special fund to support field work by eligible students interested in the study of impact cratering processes. The Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research will provide a small number (3 to 5) … Continue reading

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Director's Screening of the Film "Orphans of Apollo"

  The International Space University, The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation & George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute   Invite You To An Exclusive Director’s Screening of the Award Winning Film “Orphans of Apollo”     Inaugural Event for the New … Continue reading

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Singularity University

Singularity University Presentation Singularity University to Study Accelerating Technologies, Launches at NASA Ames MOUNTAIN VIEW and LONG BEACH, Calif. — (TED CONFERENCE) — February 3, 2009 – With the support of NASA, Google and a broad range of technology thought … Continue reading

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Frontiers of Propulsion Science by Marc G. Millis and Eric W. Davis

Frontiers of Propulsion Science is the first-ever compilation of emerging science relevant to such notions as space drives, warp drives, gravity control, and faster-than-light travel – the kind of breakthroughs that would revolutionize spaceflight and enable human voyages to other … Continue reading

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Is NASA Frozen in Time?

I am presently writing comments on a Space Policy Paper and I was pointing the author to a column written by my father, John G. Cramer for Analog Magazine TWENTY years ago. The second paragraph is terribly timely so much so it is … Continue reading

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Let's Party- Yuri's Night 2009 Party List

Yuri’s Night 2009 will celebrate  humanity’s achievements in  space with 51 Parties, so far, in 19 countries between April 4th and 12th. Check out the Party List. Yuri’s Night is named for Yuri Gagarin’s first flight into space in April of … Continue reading

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