Atheists for a Vigorous Space Program

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Atheists for a Vigorous Space Program

This is a group for atheists who are interested in encouraging and fostering an effective space program for the purpose of exploration, technological development, resource development, energy production, and the long term survival of humanity.

Location: EARTH
Members: 151
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2013

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Weird Dust Ring Discovered Near Venus Orbit

Started by Steph S. Nov 21, 2013. 0 Replies

cientists have…Continue

The Challenger Disaster - Discovery Channel

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 17, 2013. 7 Replies

Last night I watched a well-done dramatization of the investigation into the catastrophic events of 28 January, 1986, when at 73 seconds into the 51L shuttle mission, the Space Shuttle Challenger was…Continue

Tags: investigation, disaster, Donald Kutyna, Sally Ride, Challenger

We're NASA and We Know It!

Started by Loren Miller Aug 17, 2012. 0 Replies

Gettin' DOWN with Curiosity, y'all!Continue

Tags: MSL, Curiosity, NASA

Space Advocacy: Harder Than Rocket Science?

Started by Sarah Walton. Last reply by Nathan Hevenstone Apr 14, 2012. 1 Reply

In his article Jeff Carr suggests that space advocacy is harder than rocket science. More to the point, public relations and marketing is hard. …Continue

Tags: public relations, space advocacy

Human Colonization of Space- A Kind of "Manifest Destiny?"

Started by Mrina. Last reply by Nicholas K. Apr 6, 2012. 23 Replies

Will we do it at some point anyway or do we need to be trying a lot harder now to achieve it? On a similar note, does planetary protection of Mars matter? Should we be THIS careful, or should we just…Continue

International Space Apps Challenge April 21-22 2012

Started by Sarah Walton Mar 10, 2012. 0 Replies

If someone here is a member of any coding groups could you please pass them on to them? Or anyone else with the skills and interest to help out? Events in San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Oxford, Exeter,…Continue

Tags: science, citizen, NASA, ISS

While colonizing space (moon, Mars, etc.) what sort of government will be created(decided upon) by the people who will do the colonization?

Started by AtheistTech. Last reply by Madhukar Kulkarni Jan 7, 2012. 12 Replies

My guess is that primarily scientists will be the ones colonizing the Moon and Mars. If I am right, then I would venture to say that they will create a government that will be more desirable to the…Continue

NOAA Warns Of Gap In Future Forecasting Abilities

Started by George Aug 27, 2011. 0 Replies

NPR Interview with Scientific American writer David Biello about Congress' fund slashing for vital satellites that monitor the earth's weather.…Continue

Tags: science, weather, hurricane, forecasting, NASA

My Opinion: Our best hope..

Started by AtheistTech Jan 29, 2011. 0 Replies

I think the people at the web site below have our best hope of a technology that will provide cheap and safe transportation to low earth orbit. No rocket fuel needed for the trip up or down, but…Continue

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by JstN Earthling Jun 6, 2010. 4 Replies

Cape Canaveral, Florida (CNN) -- Friday's test launch of the Falcon 9 rocket was "essentially a bullseye," SpaceX officials said after the rocket successfully pushed past the earth's atmosphere and…Continue

Tags: Dragon, Falcon 9, Space X, NASA

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Comment by Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! on March 31, 2010 at 12:18pm
Excellent Howard thanks!
Comment by Howard S. Dunn on March 28, 2010 at 7:59pm
Comment by Howard S. Dunn on March 28, 2010 at 7:51pm
Check this guy's work out:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/science/space/article7074839.ece

A weather balloon, camera, parachute, duct tape, and a GPS tracking device - and he got these amazing pictures!
Comment by Vyktor Alzirr on March 15, 2010 at 4:09am
Oh, and by the way, genius idea, the lottery! Now we have to get some nasa fellow to listen, endorse and publish
Comment by Vyktor Alzirr on March 15, 2010 at 4:07am
Would love an edit function for these, that was space, not sace
Comment by Vyktor Alzirr on March 15, 2010 at 4:05am
I have an idea! If your ticket is selected but you are unfit for sace, you could be offered, either to transfer the win to a person of the winner's choice, or a sizable monetary compensation. And problem solved! :)
Comment by Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! on March 15, 2010 at 3:18am
George the lottery idea is not bas at all. The only problem would be people who buy a ticket but couldn't go due to physical reasons. But work that problem out and I think you have a great way to generate interest and raise money! Also like the idea of a celebrity cruise to the ISS.
Comment by Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! on March 12, 2010 at 6:25pm
Thanks Mrina! I copied and pasted the whole article in "NASA News" discussion.
Comment by Mrina on March 7, 2010 at 4:40pm
Comment by Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! on March 1, 2010 at 5:32pm
Next Shuttle mission will be STS-131, currently scheduled for April 5th.
 

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