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Working for Space Outside NASA, Part 4: International Space Efforts

This will be my last posting on the “working for space outside NASA” topic…at least for now. Today I’ll be talking about space efforts managed in nations besides the United States of America (fair warning: this entry is ~3,000 words). … Continue reading

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Working for Space Outside NASA, Part 3: Other Entrepreneurial Activities

This is part three of my discussion on space businesses outside NASA (here are links to Part 1 and Part 2). The goal here, as with previous entries, is to introduce you to the different aspects of the space business. … Continue reading

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Working for Space Outside NASA, Part 2: Entrepreneurial Space Launch

In my previous entry, I described the various contractors that, while not direct NASA organizations or employees, help NASA carry out its mission. Today I’ll take you through some parts of space that are considered–sometimes rightly, sometimes wrongly–separate from the … Continue reading

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Writing for Space Outside of NASA, Part 1: NASA Contractors

Once upon a time, if you wanted to have anything to do with space exploration in this country, you went to work for NASA because they were it. Sixty years after the start of the Space Age, that is no … Continue reading

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The Many Worlds of NASA, Part 2

As promised, here’s part 2 of my discussion on the NASA organization. In Part 1, I talked about the different Mission Directorates.

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The Many Worlds of NASA, Part 1

Writing for “NASA” is a bit vague. It’s rather like working for Disney or even the Department of Defense–given the diversity of said organizations, you could be anywhere from the upper echelons of the organization to the front line. Today … Continue reading

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Why I Love Rocket Launches

This has been a “geek week” for me. Since Thursday I’ve been at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) doing on-site reporting for Spaceflight Insider the latest Cargo Resupply Services (CRS) launch to the International Space Station (ISS), CRS-10.

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