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2011-09-16 15:34:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During this historic time of change within the space industry, the Coalition for Space Exploration (Coalition) wants to hear from the American public about what they envision for the future of space exploration. The Coalition is launching a contest based on a simple question, "What's Next?" Participants are encouraged to share their ideas for the future direction of America's space program in a video. The creator of the winning video entry wins an...

2009-05-26 13:04:00

Servicing complete on Hubble Telescope - observatory equipped for final round of discoveries HOUSTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration, the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by board member Steve Hawley, a former astronaut on five space shuttle missions, two involving the deployment and servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope. (Logo:...

2009-04-22 09:30:00

Agency's Earth observation work critical to understanding planet HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration, the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by board member Dr. Tom Jones, a veteran astronaut who flew four space shuttle missions to conduct Earth and space science, and helped deliver the U.S. Destiny laboratory to the International Space Station. In recent editorials to...

2009-02-05 20:12:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent developments concerning the economic stimulus bill are cause for serious concern for NASA's funding needs. A vote in the Senate is imminent and the outcome for NASA is imperative. NASA needs robust funding and the agency was poised to receive $1.5 billion from the Senate stimulus package, which would have been a step in the right direction. Now, a proposed 50 percent cut puts NASA's programs at risk and in potential turmoil. The Senate has an...

2009-02-05 07:00:00

Promotes link between space technology and cardiovascular disease HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- "I salute American Heart Month, which calls attention to our nation's No. 1 killer - cardiovascular diseases, including stroke. As a former NASA astronaut, as well as having served as a clinical scientist and flight surgeon, I can attest to how innovations from space exploration directly benefit medical and health care fields -- notably through the space agency's heart-related research. The...

2009-01-29 09:50:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today, the Coalition for Space Exploration joins NASA in observing a Day of Remembrance to reflect on the lives lost in the heroic endeavors of our space program. During this day of tribute, we honor those aboard Apollo 1, Challenger, Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, who tragically lost their lives in pursuit of an admirable cause. While we mourn the losses, we celebrate the bravery of those whose journey was cut too short. We also acknowledge the...

2008-12-26 14:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration, the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by James Lovell, who served as part of the crew of Apollo 8 - the first human voyage to a celestial body in December 1968. Apollo 8's successful mission to orbit the Moon paved the way for Apollo 11 to realize U.S. President John F. Kennedy's goal of landing a man on the Moon before the close of the 1960s....

2008-12-19 10:20:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration's (http://www.spacecoalition.com) Public Affairs Team today officially announced its leadership for 2009. Dean Acosta of The Boeing Company and Joan Underwood of Lockheed Martin Corp. have been named the organization's new chairman and deputy chairperson, respectively. Both will serve a one-year term, effective January through December 2009. The Coalition for Space Exploration is a group of space industry businesses...

2008-12-18 10:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration (http://www.spacecoalition.com), the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by board member Bob Crippen, a former astronaut who served as pilot of first space shuttle mission, commander of three other space shuttle missions, and former director of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In recent editorials to newspapers, Crippen implored...

2008-06-17 12:00:05

HOUSTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As America prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA later this year, a new Gallup Poll released today shows strong support for the U.S. Space Exploration Program. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/spacecoalition/33683/ The most recent poll, conducted in May 2008, is the latest in a series of four polls commissioned by the Coalition for Space Exploration in an effort to better understand the extent of...