Monthly Archives: February 2009

National Space Society Needs a New Executive Director

 Since George Whitesides has decided to follow other Opportunities. Posted by Mark Hopkins Call For Applications For The Position Of Executive Director Of The National Space Society If you know someone, who you think might make a good candidate, please … Continue reading

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Abbey, Lane and Muratore's Recomendations For NASA

George Abbey, Neal Lane and John Muratore wrote Maximizing NASA’s Potential in Flight and on the Ground: Recommendations for the Next Administration for the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. The recommendations are basically to … Continue reading

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ISDC Looking For Ideas

The National Space Society’s International Space Development Conference is looking for ideas. Suggestions can be either for the program or the conference as a whole.   To submit go to ISDC09 Program Ideas or ISDC 2009 Ideas & Suggestions.

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Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite Impact Observation Teams Chosen

 Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., in spring 2009.  Th  spacecraft will collide with the Moon in a permanently shadowed crater near one of the Moon’s poles in hopes of finding evidence of … Continue reading

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Should NASA Get Out of Low Earth Orbit?

At the Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program meeting Neil DeGrasse Tyson said NASA should get out of Low Earth Orbit (LEO). His main argument was that NASA should not be doing the routine; NASA should be … Continue reading

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