Monthly Archives: March 2009

88% Of The Population Support Space

A Coalition for Space Exploration survey reports that support for space is strong. Despite the tough economic climate in the U.S., almost 90 percent of Americans see value in the U.S. space program. A recent survey conducted by the Coalition … Continue reading

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See The STAR TREK Trailer

Here is different one. New STAR TREK Movie Trailer

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Kepler – The Hunt Earth-Like Worlds

The Kepler Spacecraft will use the the laws of planetary motion discovered by the 17th century German scientist Johannes Kepler to find planets around distant stars. Kepler Spacecraft Blasts Off to Hunt Earth-Like Worlds Interview: David Koch – Kepler Deputy … Continue reading

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Why is NASA Horrible At Implementing Space Policy?

In an article in the Space Review Is the US serious about space policy?  by Jeff Foust. He discusses a roundtable discussion of space policy experts titled “Challenges for Space Policy in 2009” in Washington last week. (The event took … Continue reading

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Condolences to Charles Divine

Chuck Divine, who has been active in NSS for decades, lost his Mother last week. Chuck and his mother were extremely close and he would talk of her often. I can only imagine the loss that Chuck is feeling. The … Continue reading

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1 Million New Jobs From Space Infrastructure!

1 Million new jobs, and more from Space Infrastructure!

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The NASA Administrator Sweepstakes

Who will be the next NASA Administrator? The names in contention are Steve Isakowitz J. Scott Gration Charlie Bolden Lester Lyles Charles Kennel Alan Stern Looks like a great list of candidates. Who is your favorite and why?

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Courtney Stadd In Legal Hot Water

Courtney Stadd, former NASA chief of staff and White House liaison has been indicted on conflict of interest charges for assisting Mississippi State University’s GeoResources Institute while at NASA. Text of the Indictment Former NASA official accused of steering funds … Continue reading

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Energy Outlook 2100- Space Solar Power or Shortages?

The End of Easy Energy and What to Do About It by James Michael Snead Abstract Easy energy refers to the current oil, coal, and natural gas energy sources that provide about 86% of the U.S.’s and the world’s energy. … Continue reading

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2009 Space Exploration Alliance Legislative Blitz

The National Space Society was part of Space Exploration Alliance 2009 Blitz which occured February 22-24, 2009 in Washington, DC. We had 128 meetings, of those, 37 were with Senate offices. Individuals representing National Society of Black Engineers, The Moon … Continue reading

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