Doug Cooke, an adviser to the Coalition for Space Exploration, discusses why safety is still the highest priority in manned spaceflight.
Space exploration is remarkably compelling for most Americans, a challenging pursuit that distinguishes the United States as a global leader, while ensuring a steady stream of innovative technologies that strengthen the economy and, just as importantly, inspiring our youth to dream big.
In an op-ed for the Coalition for Space Exploration, Board of Advisor member Wayne Hale challenges the presidential candidates to take a stance on space exploration. “Never let what is urgent crowd out what is most important. That’s good advice for families, businesses and candidates for President of the United States. America’s space exploration program […]
Coalition for Space Exploration board member, Dr. Paul Spudis, finds the U.S. too willing to give up its leadership in space exploration as he traces the steps leading up to the proposed Space Exploration Initiative of 1989 and the Vision for Space Exploration in 2004. In each instance, a blue print for the human exploration […]
It is a growing concern that the public believes NASA is closing its doors. This is far from true. Although NASA’s shuttle fleet retired in 2011 after 30 years of admirable and groundbreaking service, the space agency’s vibrant mission is far from over. We need to keep the fires of the agency’s spirited agenda burning […]
By Gerry Griffin, Bernard Harris, Tom Jones and Nick Lampson The roll-out of the 2013 budget signals a new round of discussions and deliberation on the issues critical to our nation. We encourage Congress to consider NASA’s budget carefully. Securing a robust budget for NASA and the nation’s space program is not only an investment […]