Friday, July 27, 2012

The Year In Space

ʺSpend the year in space, one week at a timeʺ. A great way to put it. Here is a website that does one thing very well. It presents a history of space related events each week. There is usually a graphic with an explanation for some major event. The site is sponsored by participants in the space industry. You can get a copy of the weekly 'news' emailed to you or you can order a spiral bound desk calendar. See more by viewing the recent weeks column or check out the archives. You can share articles through most of the major social media.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Spaceflight Now

Spaceflight Now Is a space news aggregate website that focuses on current and scheduled space missions. If it has to do with a space mission, you'll find it here. Personnel, hardware, spacecraft and mission plans are all covered very well. The Mission Status Center is an excellent resource for up to the minute coverage. It posts the latest information right at the top and is autoloading too! Many mission details are included on the site. Spaceflight Now has a sister publication, Astronomy Now. It is ʺcelebrating 25 years as UK's best astronomy magazine.ʺ Both websites have related advertisements. You can also follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Space Daily

Space Daily is a space news aggregate website. The ad supported site garners news items from the major space participants including NASA, ESA, and the major news wires. Content is extensive and many times integrates with other connected 'daily' sites. What you see here you may have seen in other space news media. Space Daily brings many outlets to one place and does so with very reasonable organization. A daily scan of presented news items will keep you informed about most activities in the space industry. You may also subscribe to the free emailed daily newsletter. With the number of news items displayed, you could find one that you didn't know about. Check out and enjoy Space Daily and the related daily news sites.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Space News International

Space News says it's the ʺPublication of record for commercial space, military space and satellite communication businesses.ʺ No doubt it is very high on the professional list. Published by Imaginova Corporation, it is a companion website to Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. With business in mind, many sections of the website require that you be registered. The registration process is typical with the addition of business/position information. Still, plenty of current business space related information is available from the main page. The site give an excellent overview of space activities by private companies and governments. You can also follow Space News on Twitter.

Friday, July 13, 2012


Here is a great website for the space enthusiast. Get involved, hands on and enjoy a space activity tailored to your talents. Rocketry, photography, modeling, art, and many more hobbies and interests are represented here. Fantasy, fiction and reality are blended into one source that is filled with space activity. You can participate in space one way or another. The menu on the left provide access to well sorted information, activities, blogs and resources. Enjoy the Space Art Spotlight and check out the many Special Features.

Monday, July 9, 2012


This website is the home of a new project to put humankind living on Mars by 2013. Watch the video on the main page to get an overview of this project. Sign up for the NewsMail and have current information about Mars-One sent to you. It will be exciting to watch this develop as mission objectives are accomplished. The project and website are designed to give the most open and accessable information as possible. This will be a media event. Bookmark and follow!

Friday, July 6, 2012


This reference website is the main part of a multi-website space news network. The commercial endeavor covers ʺglobal space systemʺ. They have their own reporters and cover space related news worldwide. There are 21 websites under the SpaceRef umbrella. Focus on the home page is the current news and links to planetary space news. International editions are available for European, Canadian and Asian space activities. You can subscribe to SpaceRef through the main social media and there is a printed (also online) magazine.

Monday, July 2, 2012

National Space Society

The National Space Society is and independent organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. It is non-profit and YOU can join. They have a magazine and several programs for participants. Chapters are located across the United States and around the world. The website gives you access to Society news and activities and a login for members. This is the site for your participation in space.