Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to Celebrate Skylab's 40th Anniversary

Skylab, as seen by its second crew in 1973. America’s first space station celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and will be honored at an Astronaut Scholarship Foundation gala this month. Photo Credit: NASA

On Saturday, July 27, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) will host a gala benefit in honor of Skylab, America’s […]

Florida Space Day Closing Ceremonies Highlight Current State of Space Industry

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Whenever NASA announces that a contract is open for bidding, the competition between aerospace firms can be fierce. However, these divisions fade on Florida Space Day, as teams consisting of representatives from United Launch Alliance work side-by-side […]

Voices: Interviews from Inside and Outside the Space Community on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace would be remiss if we did not show some of the other amazing interviews conducted during Florida Space Day. Therefore, we wanted to compile them here for your viewing pleasure. Stay tuned for a video of the reception that was held to close out […]

Interview with Florida Senator Thad Altman on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Florida Space Day had almost concluded when Florida Senator Thad Altman stopped by for a visit. Given that the Space Coast falls in Sen. Altman’s district, we had contacted him earlier in the day and were pleased when he stopped by to speak with us. […]

Interview with Astronaut Bob Crippen on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — It’s not every day that you get to sit down with a United States space flight legend—but that’s exactly the opportunity afforded to AmericaSpace, when the pilot of the very first space shuttle mission, Robert “Bob” Crippen, spoke with us about why he was helping […]

Florida Democratic Whip Alan Williams on Importance of Space Industry in Florida

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down for an interview with Florida House Representative Alan Williams, the House Democratic Whip, about his efforts to support the space industry within the State of Florida. Williams is both laid back and professional. He detailed his efforts to support Florida’s space industry, […]

Justin Gilman on How He Became Involved with Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace spoke with Justin Gilman, with Dynamac Corporation. Gilman was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. He spoke about how he became involved with Florida Space Day, as well as his perception of how things were going […]

Interview with Millennium's Ron Ten Haken on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down with Ronald D. Ten Haken, with Millenium Engineering and Integration Company. Ten Haken was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. However, on this day he teamed up with companies across the aerospace community to represent […]

Interview with Veteran Astronaut Brian Duffy on Florida Space Day

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down with Brian Duffy, who is a former space shuttle astronaut. He currently works for ATK, but was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. However, on this day he teamed up with companies across the aerospace […]

Atlantis, Astronauts and Autographs: 2012 ASF Autograph Show Concludes

A small army of space flyers, representing all of NASA’s manned space flight programs, escort Atlantis to her new home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This historic move, occurred during the same time as the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s Astronaut Autograph Show which held from Nov. 1-3. Photo Credit: Mark Usciak

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