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Click the link below to read the 2018 Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Report Online or Download and Print from your computer

2018_ASAP_Report

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The February 19th LUNCHEON REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! 

Justin Treptow and Ana Rivera from the Flight Projects Support Branch (VA-B2) of the Launch Services Program will speak to us on Venture Class Launch Services.  It promises to be an interesting talk!

Tickets are $20 for members and $22 for invited guests. 

Larry Wilhelm will be photographing attendees for our Pictorial Directory.  Please get your picture into that process so we can print it for March distribution.  Thanks.

We expect a good turnout, so CLICK HERE to register and pay online now.  You can also contact Bev Merrilees at bmerrilees@cfl.rr.com or call her at 321-452-5426 to register and pay at the door.

Registration closes at noon on Sunday, February 17th.

PLEASE NOTE:  Because we must guarantee our numbers to Delaware North two days in advance, we must pay for the seats we reserve.  If you fail to cancel within 48 hours of the luncheon and don’t attend, we must charge you for your reservation.

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YOU WILL NEED TO USE THIS NEW ENTRY POINT FOR OUR LUNCHEONS

Effective December 17th, the entrance to the KSC Visitor Complex shifted from the north side to the south, with the turnoff on Space Commerce Way As Shown Below.  Please adjust your arrival accordingly.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO NEW ENTRANCE

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CHECK OUT THE NOVEMBER ISSUE OF SPACEPORT MAGAZINE

In the November 2018 issue:

    • Launch Services Program celebrates 20 years
    • Teams complete Orion Underway Recovery Test-7
    • Wave trackers help with Orion recovery
    • Innovators’ Launchpad: Drew Smith
    • Waste handling in microgravity challenge
    • Commercial Crew teams practice triage and medical
                      evacuation
    • Kennedy ecologists find a message in a bottle
    • Veterans bring important skills to NASA’s mission
  • Group campaigns for disability awareness 

Check out the November issue of Spaceport Magazine on the ISSUU digital newsstand. View current and past issues at the ISSUU digital newsstand at https://issuu.com/spaceportmagazine/docs/november_2018_issuu

To download or view the accessible PDF version click the cover photo, or view past PDF issues of the magazine at https://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/spaceport-magazine.html.

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“Now that I’m retired, what can I do to help the space program?”

1. Join the NASA Alumni League

2. Sign up to Become a KSC Docent

3. Check out the Photo ID Project 

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Here’s a hot link to a pretty good article by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the NASA effort to integrate its lunar and Mars programs effectively: https://tinyurl.com/y79wch8m.

You might want to pass it along to your friends and colleagues who are space enthusiasts.

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NEWS FLASH!  NASA NAMES HOLLY RIDING NEW CHIEF FLIGHT DIRECTOR.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

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In case you want to link up with some of your NASA and Contractor friends, there are two monthly breakfasts available to you.

  • The first Tuesday of the month there’s a breakfast at the Village Inn in Titusville (www.villageinn.com) starting at 7:30 a.m.  Many arrive before then; come and join us!    CLICK HERE for some photos.

  • The fourth Monday of the month there’s a breakfast at the Island Gecko Grill on Merritt Island (www.islandgecko-grill.com) starting at 8:30 a.m.  Bring a good appetite!

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