James Causey, SpaceCom Executive Director

Beer from Mars!

For those of you have met me, you will know that I am from the UK and “over there” we drink a lot of beer. To be fair, it is at cellar temperature and does not have any carbonation. The lager industry and the U.S. beer market are entirely different. In the U.S., it is

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An Out-Of-This-World Success

When we set out to have SpaceCom 2015, we expected that as a first year show, we would run into some problems. So we set our overall metrics for success quite conservatively. Never did we imagine that we would fill the conference room and even have to expand it to accommodate the enthusiastic registration levels

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From NASA to NAPA

My love of wine and my wife’s allergy to mold! What is the common thread? Space technology and NASA to the rescue! For astronauts to stay in space over extended periods it is necessary to grow plants & vegetables in closed environments. A lesson learned in these efforts was that as vegetables and fruit ripen

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NASA the Sommelier

As I have delved into the relationship between everyday life and how it is affected by the research done by NASA and its partners within our solar system, I am consistently surprised. My wife will tell you that I do enjoy a glass or two of pinot noir and while I used to be a

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I Do Not Need to Take a Mulligan!

I first became an avid golfer about the time Alan Shepard was swinging at golf balls on the Moon during his Apollo 14 mission. To say I love golf is quite frankly a bit of an understatement. My wife would say I love it more than…..well I better not say or I will get myself

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The Light Under the Bushel

For years, technological advances made by NASA and its commercial partners in their exploration of space have benefited mankind in a myriad of ways and most people have no idea of the extent of these benefits! Now, while I can see that getting a root canal may not be perceived as a benefit, I had

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