In Honor of David: The Astronaut Who Inspired Orbital’s First Cygnus Mission (Part 2)

The Cygnus 1 spacecraft is seen here being integrated onto the Antares launch vehicle. Cygnus 1 has been renamed in honor of the late David G. Low. Photo Credit: NASA / Orbital

Only days remain before the scheduled 18 September launch of the first Cygnus cargo mission to the International Space Station by […]

A Legacy of Women in Space: Twenty Years Since STS-57 (Part 2)

With the RMS robotic arm deftly operated by Nancy Sherlock, astronauts David Low and Jeff Wisoff are maneuvered around Endeavour’s payload bay. The Spacehab module is clearly visible in the foreground. Photo Credit: NASA

Fifty years ago this month, the first woman ventured into space. Thirty years ago, also this month, the first […]

A Legacy of Women in Space: Twenty Years Since STS-57 (Part 1)

Joined by Pilot Brian Duffy, STS-57 Mission Specialists Janice Voss (left) and Nancy Sherlock made history on the flight. For the first time, a civilian woman and a military woman served together aboard the same space mission. Photo Credit: NASA

Fifty years ago this month, the first woman ventured into space. Thirty years […]

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 […]