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Matt Kramer

January 20th, 2015

Matt Kramer, Coalition deputy chair, is the Director of External Communications at Lockheed Martin. In this role he is responsible for media relations, marketing communications, web, social media, and advertising for Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems business area. Kramer previously served as Director of Executive Communications at Lockheed Martin’s corporate headquarters, as well as Director of […]

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Kevin Kane

January 20th, 2015

Kevin Kane, 2015 Coalition chair, is currently the director of Congressional relations at Orbital ATK, where he utilizes his extensive knowledge of government policies and legislation to advocate for the company’s role in U.S. defense and space exploration programs. Kane has a thorough background in Congress, having served in the offices of three senators from […]

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Book Review: The Art of Space

December 18th, 2014

Book Review: The Art of Space – The History of Space Art, From the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era by Ron Miller; Zenith Press/Quarto Publishing Group, Minneapolis, Minnesota; $35.00 (hardcover); September 2014. This is an impressive gathering of artwork, drawn together by Ron Miller, artist extraordinaire. The book is an eye-catching […]

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Book Review: Sally Ride – America’s First Woman in Space

June 9th, 2014

Sally Ride – America’s First Woman in Space by Lynn Sherr; Simon & Schuster, New York, New York; $28.00; June 2014. This is a truly inspiring book, written by a top-notch journalist about an extraordinary woman – Dr. Sally Ride. It’s corny to talk of Ride as a woman who simply served up the proverbial […]

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Valentina Tershkova Pioneered the Way to Space For Woman

June 15th, 2013

Sunday marks an important anniversary in the annals of human spaceflight.   On June 16, 1963, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space. Now 77, Tereshkova circled the Earth 48 times flying solo over three days in the Vostok 6 spacecraft. Her flight followed the first human spaceflight, a one […]

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