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  • Coalition for Deep Space Exploration welcomes FY18 NASA budget

    May 28th, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) welcomes the release of the full President’s Budget Request for NASA for Fiscal Year 2018, which builds on the information first released in March highlighting funding requests for NASA’s exploration, science, and space operations programs.

  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers free admission to fifth graders

    May 14th, 2017

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (May 11, 2017) – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Calling all future explorers! Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering a front row seat to NASA’s Journey to Mars for free to fifth graders nationwide this summer, with an invitation for a full-day of adventure and fun.

  • Prepare for launch: Space Tech Expo opens this month

    May 6th, 2017

    Pasadena, CA – (April 20, 2017) This month, thousands of space tech industry representatives from around the world will arrive in Pasadena for an exciting three days of exhibition and activity at this vast, free-to-attend expo for the space and defense sector.

  • Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Applauds Senate Passage of NASA Transition Authorization Act

    December 13th, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration applauds the Senate’s passage of the NASA Transition Authorization Act. The Act unequivocally demonstrates the continued, bipartisan support in Congress for our nation’s deep space human exploration and science programs.

  • Boeing to Consolidate Defense and Space Sites to Improve Operating Efficiency

    November 17th, 2016

    ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2016 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] is taking steps to operate its Defense, Space & Security business more efficiently through facilities consolidations and work movements that will increase employment in Los Angeles County, St. Louis, and Huntsville, Ala.

  • Gen. William Shelton Elected Space Foundation Vice Chairman

    November 16th, 2016

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2016) — The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting on Nov. 10, and Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), was elected to a one-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board. Shelton is former Commander, Air Force Space Command.

  • 30th Annual Small Satellites Conference features description and support of Rocket Crafters Inc. (RCI) Intrepid-1 launch vehicle

    August 27th, 2016

    LOGAN, Utah — At the recent 30th Annual Conference on Small Satellites held earlier this month, former astronaut and Rocket Crafters Inc. (RCI) CEO Sid Gutierrez, along with RCI Treasurer Paul Larsen, had the opportunity to describe the company’s Intrepid-1 launch vehicle to a very select audience.

  • Explore ALL the amazing photos of Earth, as tweeted by Scott Kelly in his year in space

    March 2nd, 2016

    CASIS (the Center for Advancement of Science in Space) announces the complete collection of Scott Kelly’s tweeted photos from space, in full-resolution. Explore them ALL at WindowsOnEarth.org, a web site sponsored by CASIS. You’ll see gorgeous aurora, cities at night, dramatic storms, the vast Sahara, glaciers and hundreds of places both familiar and strange – the full panoply of Earth’s beauty as seen from space. Explore, learn, share – and marvel at our wonderful home planet.

  • Celebrating a storied history in the heavens: 10th anniversary of the final Titan

    October 21st, 2015

    It was 10 years ago when Barb Sande gazed upward to watch the last Titan rocket soar into a cloudless, blue sky from its launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. “My husband and I attended the final Titan launch and it’s an enduring memory,” Barb reflected. “It was Oct. 19, 2005, and it was a gorgeous, clear day – which also happened to be the day before my 50th birthday. It was bittersweet to see the last vehicle fly while celebrating this personal milestone.”

  • Dutch artist’s work captures Galileo’s light

    October 9th, 2015

    In 1987, Dutch-born painter, Henk Pander, sat in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California and observed the construction of the Galileo Spacecraft. This spacecraft, named after famous astronomer Galileo Galilei and built for the purpose of studying Jupiter among other parts of the Solar System, stands as one of history’s most important assemblies. Not only did Pander watch and study Galileo’s construction, but his role at the JPL was to document this vital event in the history of space.

  • Kickstarter-funded rocket “Moonspike” going to the Moon

    October 7th, 2015

    Moonspike today launched its bid to land the first crowd-funded rocket on the Moon. The Kickstarter project launched today at 7:00 am Eastern Time (12:00 noon BST) with the aim of raising $1 million within 30 days.

  • Starchaser Industries launches Tempest rocket

    October 6th, 2015

    Early on Monday evening, Sept. 21, 2015, was the launch of Tempest-4, one of the rockets built by Starchaser Industries, who are based in Hyde, Greater Manchester, UK. The event took place on the estate of Capesthorne Hall in rural Cheshire.

  • Rosetta Experts to present the mission at International Astronautical Congress in Jerusalem

    August 30th, 2015

    The leaders of the famed Rosetta program will present their operational highlights during a special “highlight lecture” at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Jerusalem October 12-16th.

  • Buzz Aldrin Space Institute formed at Florida Institute of Technology

    August 28th, 2015

    MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology today held a signing ceremony formalizing the establishment of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute at the university. Opening this fall and led by legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the Institute will promote the settlement of Mars through research.

  • Dawn gets closer views of dwarf planet Ceres

    February 5th, 2015

    NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, on approach to dwarf planet Ceres, has acquired its latest and closest-yet snapshot of this mysterious world. At a resolution of 8.5 miles (14 kilometers) per pixel, the pictures represent the sharpest images to date of Ceres.