Latest Space advocacy Stories

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.

2009-01-23 19:15:34

Actor-producer Tom Hanks has apologized for saying Mormons who supported a ban on same-gender marriage in California are un-American, Fox News Channel said. Mormons contributed a significant portion of funding to support Proposition 8, which would reverse a state Supreme Court ruling that laws against same-sex marriage violate the state Constitution.

2008-12-26 14:00:00


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.

2008-09-23 21:00:21

Accepting hugs left and right and clutching his best miniseries trophy for HBO's "John Adams," Tom Hanks made one thing clear at the premium cable network's packed Emmy after-party: He's not a partier. "It's a school night.

2008-08-21 15:00:43

By COMPILED BY LAURA DEMPSEY FROM WIRE REPORTS Here's another Ohio connection: Tom Hanks still feels a responsibility to the Ohio theater troupe that gave him an early break and will help with a major fundraising campaign.

2008-06-26 03:02:23

The Vatican, you may have read last week, has barred the makers of the prequel to Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" from using two churches in Rome as location sites for the movie "Angels & Demons." Long Beach, however, long known for being more tolerant and ecumenical than the Vatican, is reportedly welcoming the moviemakers, including star Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard, to enjoy the healing waters of the Belmont Plaza's outdoor pools - this according to a female version of the eternally...

2008-04-08 06:30:00

Many German people are completely unaware that the global space race began on a remote and sandy island off the Baltic coast, a modest place with wide open skies and rows of pine trees.

2008-03-18 18:05:00

Arthur C. Clarke, a visionary science fiction writer who won worldwide acclaim with more than 100 books on space, science and the future, died Wednesday in his adopted home of Sri Lanka, an aide said. He was 90.

2007-12-17 16:00:00

Science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke listed three wishes on his 90th birthday: for the world to embrace cleaner energy resources, for a lasting peace in his adopted home, Sri Lanka, and for evidence of extraterrestrial beings.

Latest Space advocacy Reference Libraries

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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