Latest Space advocacy Stories

2010-06-29 13:25:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks, donated his customized 2004 Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) initiative.

2010-05-13 13:46:00

New Exhibit Opens May 15 at the LBJ Library & Museum AUSTIN, Texas, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The LBJ Presidential Library and Museum and The University of Texas at Austin's Dolph Briscoe Center for American History are pleased to announce the new exhibit CRONKITE: Eyewitness to a Century, opening May 15, 2010, at the LBJ Library.

2010-05-04 08:34:43

Guenter Wendt, the legendary pad leader who often was the last person astronauts saw before going into space, died at his home Monday morning in Merritt Island, Fla, within a few miles of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

2010-04-15 13:08:00

May 27th-May 31st at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference is where astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, officials, activists and other citizens who look forward to the "final frontier" gather each year.

2010-04-06 10:05:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local space enthusiasts are counting down the days until this weekend's giant Yuri's Night celebration, to be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.

2010-04-02 09:45:00

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD has teamed with nonprofit Space Generation Advisory Council to host a world space party on Saturday, April 10, from 8 pm to 1 am

2010-03-09 15:31:00

HAMPTON, Va., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's biggest space party is returning to Hampton Roads. Local space enthusiasts will join hundreds of others in cities around the globe for Yuri's Night, to be held locally April 10, from 7 p.m.

2010-01-19 10:20:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Entries for the annual Best In Business Contest, conducted by the Society of American Business Editors (SABEW), will be received by a deadline of Jan.

2009-11-18 12:30:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm((TM)) (www.pdgm.com), a leading provider of enterprise software solutions to the global oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) industry, announced today that the company's President and CEO, John W.

2009-10-30 16:22:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Masten Space Systems successfully qualified for first place in Level Two of the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge Wednesday.

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Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.