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Invitation: Get Onboard a Time Capsule to an Asteroid!

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is slated to launch toward an asteroid in 2016. And thanks to an innovative participation project, you can take part in an Asteroid Time Capsule – an initiative to collect ideas from the public about space exploration 10 years from now. Called the Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), the spacecraft will rendezvous [...]

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CSExtra – Top Space News for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. A NASA authorization bill, the first for the agency since [...]

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We the Geeks: Women Role Models

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the Council on Women and Girls blog. See the original post here.
In order for the United States to continue to lead the world in innovation and reap the health, security, and economic benefits offered by cutting-edge …

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President Obama Visits a Middle School Classroom – and Borrows a Student’s iPad

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Earlier today, President Obama visited Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Maryland to announce major progress on his ConnectED initiative. Before his remarks, however, he stopped by one of the school’s math classes to chat with…

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White House Endorses Extension of Space Station Operations from 2020 to 2024

A White House endorsement Wednesday of an extension of operations aboard the U. S. led International Space Station from 2020 to at least 2024 sets a wide stage for more work on life support systems for future human deep space missions, the maturing of U. S. commercial low Earth orbit crew and cargo transportation services, [...]

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