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News Archive / Tagged: Press Release

  • 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.

  • Space Foundation CEO steps down

    Jason RhianOctober 28th, 2016

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2016) ― Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Space Foundation, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., announced that Space Foundation CEO, Elliot Pulham, has resigned his position, and the board has commenced a search for new leadership of the organization.

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

    Press ReleaseAugust 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.

  • Alien solar system boasts tightly-spaced planets, unusual orbits

    Florida TechJuly 21st, 2016

    MELBOURNE, FLA. — Tightly spaced planets inside an alien solar system known as Kepler-80 boast a rare orbital configuration.

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

    Press ReleaseMarch 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

    Press ReleaseOctober 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.”

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

    Press ReleaseOctober 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.

  • Buzz Aldrin Space Institute formed at Florida Institute of Technology

    Press ReleaseAugust 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.