13Jul 2016

The growth in the number and availability of commercial suborbital launch vehicles is allowing a new generation of students and teachers in a variety of education settings – K-12 schools, colleges and universities, museums and nonprofits – to fly and operate experiments in space. Access to flight opportunities has been difficult historically, and prohibitively expensive
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18Apr 2016

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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11Dec 2015

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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06Nov 2015

Space activity in the 21st Century is a partnership between exploration and utilization:  a partnership that creates new knowledge simultaneously with new opportunities. The knowledge and experience we have established through six decades of space exploration forms the basis for a number of applications useful in other industry sectors. There are many examples of how space
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20Oct 2015

It is hard to believe the SpaceCom is a mere month away! With the anticipation building — and so many things to see, do and experience — we’ve made it easy for you to plan your trip by mapping out the top 10 things to do while at SpaceCom: CONNECT.  You will have the opportunity to engage
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22Sep 2015

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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02Aug 2015

Investing in Space is hot.  Witness PlanetLabs with a recent transaction setting their value at $1.2 billion, OneWeb raising $500 million from a blue chip set of strategic investors, Google buying SkyBox Imaging for $500 million and investing a billion dollars in SpaceX, Spire collecting more top tier venture capital investors like Bessemer, and UrtheCast
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29Jun 2015

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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