Monthly Archives: March 2009

NASA Honors Gemini and Apollo Astronaut James Lovell

MEDIA ADVISORY : M09-052 NASA will honor astronaut James “Jim” Lovell, Jr., with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his contributions to the U.S. space program. During a ceremony Friday, April 3, Lovell will accept the award … Continue reading

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Coalition for Space Exploration 2009-2010 Board of Advisors

Coalition for Space Exploration Announces 2009-2010 Board of Advisors include Crystal Bloemen, Dr. Guy Bluford, James Cameron, Bradley Cheetham,  Bob Crippen, Dr. Roger Crouch, Jake Garn, Fred Gregory, Gerry Griffin, Dr. Bernard Harris, Steve Hawley,  Dr. Tom Jones, Dr. Joe Kerwin, … Continue reading

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New NSS Activity On Facebook

The National Space Society now has a Page on Facebook in addition to the Group and the Cause. It already has 186 members and was set up less than a week ago by Charles Radley There is also a new … Continue reading

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Nick Lampson for NASA Administrator?

NASA Watch is reporting a rumor that former congressman Nick Lampson is a candidate for NASA Administrator.  He was the congressman from NASA’s Johnson Space Center and chairman of the House Science Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, so he obviously … Continue reading

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Space Renaissance Press Conference In London On March 31

Space Renaissance Initiative – Press Release Press conference 2009 March 31st – 16.00 British Interplanetary Society – 27/29 South Lambeth Road – London, UK Press Kit for Press Conference    The Space Renaissance Initiative (SRI) will present a proposal to … Continue reading

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SATELLITE 2009

I went to the SATELLITE 2009 Conference at the convention center in Washington DC. It was interesting to see the other half of the space sector, that being the half that makes money. Human spaceflight and space science are the … Continue reading

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DC – L5

I went to the DC – L5 chapter meeting of the NSS on Sunday. DC-L5 meets in the Tysons-Pimmit Library in Falls Church Virginia.  Which is not exactly DC, it is barely within the belt way. (I live so far inside … Continue reading

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Will Russians Beat The US Back To The Moon?

Russia to approve new Moon rocket Over 40 years after the United States landed on the Moon the Russia may finally follow suit. This would be unimportant except the US abandoned the Moon for decades and now we are heading … Continue reading

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Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

Ada Byron Love Lace, born “Ada Byron, the only legitimate child of Lord Byron, was born in December of 1815, and one month later her mother in a bitter and celebrated separation, left the “mad and bad” Byron and took … Continue reading

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Buzz Aldrin for NASA Administrator?

There is a new Facebook group aimed at getting Buzz Aldrin appointed the next NASA Administrator. Buzz Aldrin for NASA Admin We need a NASA administrator that has the vision, tenacity, and talent to achieve the vision of a multi-planet … Continue reading

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