Icarus Interstellar accepting titles and abstracts NOW. THIS IS A CALL FOR PAPERS Selected presentations will be invited to appear in a special edition of the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. Final Abstracts Due: 15th July, 2013 Notification of Paper Acceptance: Ongoing 15th-18th August, 2013 Dallas, TX, USA Starship Congress will bring together the interstellar community to foster discussion […]Read more "Call-for-Papers—Icarus Interstellar accepting titles, abstracts for ‘Starship Congress’"
The Baikonur Cosmodrome is an international space center in the center of Kazakhstan , 370 km from the town of the same name, located in a place intended to deceive the attention of Western spies during the Cold War era. Russia is known for its seat-of-pants conquest of space, rivaling the United States in this regard. And after 50 years […]Read more "2 Space Shuttles found abandoned in a Russian hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome [UPDATED]"
To a star that’s not too far (Icarus lives!) For Obousy Tziolas & Katz All other groups with interstellar aspirations step back from being the first to launch much less to build an actual interstellar mission. All other organizations share “centauri dreams” and imagine the glory but fail to rise above dreaming. That is not […]Read more "To a star that’s not too far (Icarus lives!)"
Icarus Interstellar today announced that registration is open for Starship Congress, the first-ever international assemblage of recognized interstellar space proponents. The Congress will be held August 15-18, 2013 at the Anatole Hilton in Dallas, Texas. Starship Congress will host interstellar organizations and distinguished speakers of the interstellar community. Registration for Starship Congress is now open […]Read more "“Starship Builders” Icarus Interstellar announces Open-Registration for Starship Congress summit"
Human 2 Mars Summit this year has Buzz Aldrin, Vint Cerf, Charles Bolden, and Rebecca Kaiser. Wowow! Plus: Great conference poster.Read more "Humans 2 Mars Summit 2013"
This self-portrait of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity combines dozens of exposures taken by the rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 177th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity’s work on Mars (Feb. 3, 2013).The rover is positioned at a patch of flat outcrop called “John Klein,” which was selected as the site for the […]Read more "Best photos of Mars by Rover Curiosity"
Russian cosmonauts Yevgeny Tarelkin, left, Oleg Novitsky, center, and NASA’s astronaut Kevin Ford pose for a photo at the airport of the Kazakh city of Kostanai after their landing in northern Kazakhstan, Saturday, March 16, 2013. A Soyuz space capsule carrying a Russian-American crew members landed Saturday morning on the steppes of Kazakhstan, safely returning […]Read more "Soyuz space capsule carrying Russian-American astronauts lands Saturday AM in Kazakhstan [photos]"
Presenting at Les Johnson’s Tennessee Valley Workshop 2013 (TVIW13) was fantastic. And it was scary. Due to some issues with the airline I flew on, it took 20 hours to fly from Key West to Huntsville. (Next time, I’m sticking with American.) I left Key West International at 5pm Saturday and arrived via Charlotte 2pm […]Read more "Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2013 “…wait, you want to do what?”"
Here post-Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop, left to right are attending team members of Icarus Interstellar: Kelvin Long, Bill Kress, me, Milos Stanic, Andreas Hein, Richard Obousy, Robert Freeland, Rob Swinney, Gywn Rosaire, Rob Adams, and Richard Hatchard.Read more "A room of Icarii."
There aren’t words… …but if there were words they would go something like, “one of the most industrious, space knowledgeable people on the planet is also game for a laugh.” So you know.Read more "Goofing with Kelvin Long in Huntsville"