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D-Star One small satellite undergoes final testsNovember 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.
How space technology benefits usNovember 1st, 2017
At times, it might seem that since giving up on Moon explorations, not much has happened for us space-faring humans. Nothing could be farther from the truth with bioengineers and numerous other scientists looking to the stars and beyond for ways to develop technologies that will help in space. Many of these same technologies are used to help us here on the ground, too, even if we don’t realize it.
Rocket Crafters adds advisory board memberOctober 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.
‘When We Were Apollo’ documentary about Apollo’s undiscovered heroes launches crowdfunding campaign on KickstarterSeptember 28th, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Sept. 26, 2017 — Contact Light Films announced today the first phase of funding for its feature-length documentary film When We Were Apollo (W3A), currently in pre-production, launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.
U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use (MCEU) ground system upgrade contractSeptember 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 AdministratorSeptember 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 patientsAugust 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.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to host Solar Eclipse Day 2017August 19th, 2017
For the first time in almost 100 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible through the United States. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, located in the partial eclipse zone, is commemorating this historic event by hosting a viewing opportunity right at America’s spaceport. On August 21, visitors will be able to sit in the Rocket Garden and watch the moon begin to cover the sun.
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration welcomes FY18 NASA budgetMay 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 gradersMay 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 monthMay 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 ActDecember 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 EfficiencyNovember 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 ChairmanNovember 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 vehicleAugust 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.