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You’d Be Safer Flying SpaceX

In the post 9-11 world, why is Congress still paying for ineffective and unsafe body scanners at U.S. airports?

Astronaut Hernandez Ad Lays Smackdown

Following a battle in court, congressional hopeful Jose Hernandez proves he is an astronaut

Florida Looks Ahead to Life Without the Space Shuttle – Can...

replacing thousands of high-paying jobs may take more than giveaways. Kennedy Space Center transformed the economy around the Cape Canaveral, but one fundamental problem remains – it is a launch site, not a research center.

First Lady Michelle Obama and Others Celebrate Women’s History Month with...

First Lady Michelle Obama and some of the most powerful women across a variety of endeavors will fan out this week across Washington, D.C. area schools to promote mentoring for young people.

“Lost in Space” and Obama’s Vision for Space Exploration

Many African Americans will remember the scene from the hit film, The Original Kings of Comedy, in which royal stand-up comedian Cedric the Entertainer...

President Obama: Chartering a New Course for Space Exploration “in His...

“So this is the next chapter that we can write together here at NASA. We will partner with industry. We will invest in cutting-edge...

The Problem with Charles Bolden’s ‘Outreach’ to the Muslim World

by Allen Herbert NASA Administrator  Charles Bolden’s recent interview with Arab television station Al Jazeera has received a lot of very negative press coverage. Bolden’s comments...

The GOP’s Run-for-the-Hills Strategy

These days, White conservatives are finding an unusual degree of comfort in talking – rather explicitly – about race. While they might argue it’s simply an attempt to insert alternative perspective on America’s controversial past time, Republicans privately whisper reverse racism is the move for 2010. Paint the perception that “Blacks” - with their Black President, Black Attorney General and pro-Muslim Black NASA head (following the “activist” philosophies of their late great Black Supreme Court justice) - have “taken over” and that scared Republican base voters and equally nervous White Independents should vote GOP as a collective defense mechanism.

Allen Herbert: Business Pioneer in the New Space Frontier

Hotel resorts in space. Cruises around the moon. The ideas may seem as far out as the stars themselves, but aerospace engineer and entrepreneur Allen...

The Brother Who Wants to Go to Another Planet

When President Obama nominated retired Marine Corps General Charles F. Bolden, Jr. to head the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), some of us sci-fi inclined brothers and sisters did a classic “Can I Kick It” jig at his Senate confirmation last year. We knew that something different was on the planetary horizon when a Black man was put in charge.