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News Archive / Tagged: Press Release

  • CASIS announces change of leadership

    Jason RhianFebruary 17th, 2018

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (February 16, 2018) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced that President and Executive Director Gregory H. Johnson plans to leave the nonprofit organization effective March 10, 2018, after serving in that position for nearly five years.

  • OPINION: Space – An economic engine for Florida

    Press ReleaseFebruary 4th, 2018

    Florida has been at the leading edge of our Nation’s space program, dating back to 1950 when Cape Canaveral became the location from which America’s space flights began with the launch of a Bumper 2 rocket. History was also written when Alan Shepard became the first American in space as his Freedom 7 spacecraft launched from Florida in 1961.

  • Florida space leaders to visit capitol on February 14

    Press ReleaseJanuary 16th, 2018

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (January 16, 2018) – Promoting the economic impact of the space industry, Florida’s aerospace leaders will visit Tallahassee on February 14, 2018, for Florida Space Day, sharing with legislators the opportunities the industry brings to Florida and the nation.

  • D-Star One small satellite undergoes final tests

    Press ReleaseNovember 5th, 2017

    German Orbital Systems and iSky Technology companies have completed the final tests of the D-Star One small satellite's systems successfully and arranged its shipment to the launch site.

  • Rocket Crafters adds advisory board member

    Press ReleaseOctober 14th, 2017

    TITUSVILLE, FL. – (October 10, 2017) – Rocket Crafters, Inc., (RCI) announced today that Dale Coxwell, CEO of Coastal Steel Manufacturing, LLC, of Cocoa, Florida, is joining its Board of Advisors. Coxwell is also the executive vice president and owner of Coastal Steel, Inc.

  • U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use (MCEU) ground system upgrade contract

    Press ReleaseSeptember 20th, 2017

    DENVER, Sept. 12, 2017 – The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) capability to the Global Positioning System (GPS).

  • Coalition for Deep Space Exploration statement on nomination of Jim Bridenstine for NASA Administrator

    Press ReleaseSeptember 6th, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) welcomes the Trump Administration’s continuing commitment to human space exploration, space science, and the economic development of space with the nomination of U.S. Representative Jim Bridenstine for NASA Administrator.

  • Astronauts showcase space art created with childhood cancer patients

    Press ReleaseAugust 20th, 2017

    Patients from around the world will have the opportunity to see a spacesuit art project they helped create. Astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station will unveil the project at 10:25 a.m. EDT (14:25 GMT) Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

  • Coalition for Deep Space Exploration welcomes FY18 NASA budget

    Press ReleaseMay 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

    Press ReleaseMay 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

    Press ReleaseMay 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

    Press ReleaseDecember 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

    Press ReleaseNovember 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

    Press ReleaseNovember 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.

  • Asgardia.space – The space nation enters the new age of the Internet

    Jason RhianOctober 31st, 2016

    Oct. 25, 2016, SAN FRANCISCO & MUMBAI — A group of scientists launched a new peaceful space nation on October 12, 2016, at a press conference in Paris. Asgardia.space is the prototype of a free society in space. It aims to launch its first satellite in 2017 and be recognized by the UN.