Welcome All NASA retirees!

Our first meeting in 2023 will feature retired KSC Center Director Jim Kennedy at a new venue – the Courtyard By Marriott in Cocoa Beach on February 21st.  CLICK HERE for a map to the location. 

CLICK HERE to register now. Registration will close at noon on February 10th.  

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  

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CLICK HERE for the 2022 KSC Center Director’s Community Leaders Update

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CLICK HERE for the October 2022 KSC Flyover Showing SpaceX and Blue Origin Facility Development

(Note – you may have to click on the “skip the ads” note to make this work).

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See the official NASA website for national news.

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CLICK HERE for a 2023 Compendium of Aerospace Anniversaries and Events by Roger McCormick, Air Force Space and Missile Museum

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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. Check out the Photo ID Project
3. Become a Docent at the AMS 

If you want more fellowship, there are two monthly retiree breakfasts – one at Village Inn in Titusville the first Tuesday of each month from 7:30-8:30, and another on the last Monday of the month at The Gecko Grill, Merritt Island at 8:30.  Come and enjoy the food and fun!

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For local news and events, visit our Facebook page!

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CLICK HERE FOR A GREAT PDF BRIEFING ON ARTEMIS

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Here is a link to the Artemis I Space Community Business Toolkit:
https://nasa-external-ocomm.box.com/s/2bdzmpnj65sbv6n8uqdexoscqsxnx350


We lost an icon last year.  See:

A TRIBUTE TO IKE RIGELL, MARCH 2022


 

Click Here for Apollo 1 55th Anniversary

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2021 Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Report

 

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Ever wonder how we got the (321) area code?  Here’s the Untold Story.  

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Nicole Stott – Astronaut, aquanaut, artist, and earthling – has joined our NAL Florida Chapter.  She’s just returned from a trip to Antarctica to view a total solar eclipse. You can learn more about her HERE.  Her book signing at the American Space Museum was a tremendous success.

CLICK HERE to get a copy of  NICOLE STOTT’s BOOK:  “BACK TO EARTH”.

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CLICK HERE TO GET A COPY OF EILEEN COLLINS’ BOOK:

Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars: The Story of the First American Woman to Command a Space Mission 

You can learn more about her HERE.

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CLICK HERE For a FREE SPACE HISTORY BOOK

Exploring Space:  Opening New Frontiers.

Sixty years of space history at Florida’s Spaceport

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For everyone involved with Apollo, here’s a cool link provided by Enoch Moser.  Enjoy!

https://astronomy.com/news/2020/05/how-a-long-gone-apollo-rocket-returned-to-earth.  

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NASA is offering a ton of online activities for use from home.  CLICK HERE to check it out.

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Here’s a hot link to a pretty good article by former 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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