Welcome All NASA retirees!

The NASA Alumni League October 18th luncheon is a “meet, eat, and greet” event being hosted at world-famous Dixie Crossroads in Titusville where all NASA retirees are invited to join us for fun and fellowship. 

Candidates eat for free (click the menu) and we’ll get to know one another better.

CLICK HERE to Register. 

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

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CLICK HERE for the May 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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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

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CLICK HERE to “ride along” on the mission with an Artemis I Boarding Pass
providing an opportunity to send names on Orion around the Moon.


We lost an icon this month.  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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[NASA HQ News] One Year into the Biden Administration, NASA Looks to Future (1-19-2022)

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

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Astronaut Candidate Class of 2021. Photo Date: December 3, 2021. Location: JSC Mall. Photographer: Robert Markowitz

 

NASA announced its 2021 Astronaut Candidate Class on Dec. 6, 2021.

The 10 candidates, pictured here at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston are:

U.S. Air Force Maj. Nichole Ayers, Christopher Williams, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. (retired.) Luke Delaney, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jessica Wittner, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Anil Menon, U.S. Air Force Maj. Marcos Berríos, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jack Hathaway, Christina Birch, U.S. Navy Lt. Deniz Burnham, and Andre Douglas.

Credits: NASA

 

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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  “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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Here’s an interesting publication from NASA HQ:

NASA News and Notes – Spring 2021

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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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“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 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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