Saving Apollo 11

If it wasn't for Dick Koos it seems certain that the Apollo 11 moon landing would have been aborted just 10 minutes from completing the assignment given by President Kennedy eight years earlier. Dick Koos was a simulation supervisor, or in NASA's short hand, a "SimSup", pronounced "Sim Soup". His…...

MBA in space, defense and security industries

For the space industry to grow and thrive, we need people who are well educated in its particular requirements. As of Academic year 2019-2020 (starting in September/October 2019), the IAE Graduate School of Management of the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (Member of Université Côte D'Azur) http://unice.fr/iae/en/iae-nice will deliver two Diplomas,…...

Democratizing Space & Building Space entrepreneurship in NZ with Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom

Our friend Lowell Thompson interviews Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder at SpaceBase & International Space Consultants (shared with permission). Interview with Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom http://media.blubrry.com/learningwithlowell/www.learningwithlowell.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/emeline-podcast-episode.mp3   Emeline's connection with the space industry goes back 20 years. Her most recent ventures: International Space Consultants was formed in 2007.  It speacialises in proposal coordination, research…...

The First University in Space

“The only way to go past the possible, is to go beyond them into the impossible.” -Arthur C. Clarke Governmental agencies and private companies currently dominate the SPACE INDUSTRY. With plans for funding of the International Space Station to discontinue, it is important to focus on researching the ability to…...

Spaceflight Professionals, Commercial Spaceflight, and Research with – President and CEO – Michael Gallagher

Our friend Lowell Thompson interviews the CEO of Astronauts4Hire (it is shared with his permission). Learning with Lowell Balancing being a primary care physician with working on building out ASP, a team of people trying to help support the burgeoning commercial space industry. Astronauts4Hire’s  mission is to increase the competitiveness of…...

Fleet Space Technologies CEO and Co-Founder Flavia Tata Nardini on Space Entrepreneurship and IoT.

Click link to play: http://www.learningwithlowell.com/fleet-space-technologies-ceo-and-co-founder-flavia-tata-nardini-on-space-entrepreneurship/ Lowell Thompson is a Podcast Host and Producer who does outstanding work. Above is his most recent episode and below is an introduction to this hard working guy. "My name is Lowell, and I am the host of this show: Learning with Lowell. I grew…...

Priority Investment Program.

Background Knowledge and infrastructure assets within the tertiary education and research sector are primary drivers of attracting investment into Canberra, ACT, Australia. Finding innovative ways to collaborate and activate these assets will lead to long term wealth and wellbeing through economic diversification and growth in jobs. The Priority Investment Program…...

World Space Week.

The UN General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to celebrate the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition. As World Space Week comes to a close, our Head of Agency, Dr Megan Clark AC shares, “Here at the Australian Space…...

Aussie space start-up secures $11m capital raising on ASX.

Luxembourg and Sydney-based company Kleos Space has successfully closed $11 million in funding and will begin trading on the Australian Securities Exchange. Luxembourg 28 May 2018- Luxembourg-based Kleos Space, state-of-the-art space technology operator which will launch and operate its first earth observation satellite system by mid 2019, finalizes administrative technicalities…...

First Dragon Reflight.

On June 3, 2017, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft for the company’s eleventh Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-11) to the International Space Station. This mission marked the first reflight of a Dragon spacecraft, having previously flown during the fourth Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-4) mission back in…...

Australian Space Agency begins.

The Turnbull Government will establish the first Australian Space Agency on July 1st 2018, helping our businesses win a greater share of the multi-billion dollar global space market and establishing a new industry with the potential to create 20,000 jobs. Australia has strong capability in space-related industries. We are world-leaders…...