FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Colleagues It is with great pleasure that I bring to your attention the call for nominations for the FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL – 2017 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS- Deadline for nominations Feb 17, 2017 The first award was to Sharon Krista McAuliffe (First Teacher in Space, posthumously, USA). The purpose of this medal reinforces Frank Malina’s …

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Do you own a Frank Malina art work ? Please contact us for inclusion in Catalogue Raisonne

Colleagues. We are delighted to announce that a Frank Malina committee has been created and a ‘catalogue raisonne’ of all the artworks of FRANK MALINA is being prepared. All owners of art works by Frank Malina are invited to contact the RCM Gallery in Paris via camille@rcmgalerie.com The committee will issue certificates of authentification  and can …

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Radio Interview about the suicide squad = american pioneers including my father who launched first object to reach outer space

Colleagues I am pleased to bring to your attention Radio Interview with Ewen Chardronnet ( in french) about the rocket pioneers , known as the ‘suicide squad” including my father Frank Malina  and Jack Parsons who was involved in white magic and Tsien Hsue-shen (1911-) Father of Chinese spaceflight. Leading rocket theoretician, falsely expelled from USA …

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Call for Nominations for FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL

FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL Dear Colleagues ,   The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) would like to kindly remind you that the Call for Nominations for the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal is still open till Friday 12 February 2016 and we kindly encourage you to consider nominations.   The Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal recognises outstanding contributions to space education …

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70th anniversary of the launch of america’s first succesful high altitude rocket

Colleagues historian Fraser MacDonald celebrated Sunday the 7o anniversary of the launch of the rocket designed by  the team that Frank Malina led http://www.theguardian.com/science/the-h-word/2015/oct/14/frank-malina-and-an-overlooked-space-age-milestone  Frank Malina and an overlooked Space Age milestone 70 years ago, America’s first successful liquid-fuelled rocket was launched. But politics prevented its designer, Frank Malina, becoming a hero of the space …

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Frank Malina and Soil Erosion !!

Colleagues to follow up on the post on my father’s FBI problems- i thought i would mention that the very same time of his suspect activities this is what he was working on as well as rockets ! This was work that followed the disastrous dust bowl period in the USA and its devastation of …

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Reg Gadney: Kinetic Art/Frank Malina talk at Anglia Ruskin University

Reg Gadney: Kinetic Art/Frank Malina talk at Anglia Ruskin University   Invited by the Fine Art Research Unit led by David Ryan at Anglia Ruskin University, Reg Gadney – one of the originators of the 1964 Exhibition of Concrete, Kinetic and Phonetic Poetry held at his then college, St Catharine’s – gave a public talk this …

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Nino Calos, artist collaborator of frank malina

Nino Calos, artist collaborator of frank malina RCM GALERIE vous invitent le jeudi 9 Octobre 2014 à partir de 18H au vernissage de l’exposition : Nino Calos, œuvres lumineuses des années 1960. RCM GALERIE is pleased to invite you Thursday October 9 from 6 pm to the private view of the exhibit : Nino Calos, light works from the 1960s. L’invitation est ci-joint. Invite …

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James L. Johnson receives NASA fellowship for study of “Rockets and the Red Scare: Frank Malina and American Rocketry, 1936-1946

NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/technology_and_culture/summary/v052/52.1.article.html The NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology, offered by SHOT and supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) History Division, funds either a predoctoral or postdoctoral fellow for up to one academic year to undertake a research project related to the history …

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Leonardo at 50 : the first decades

Colleagues I gave a talk today via skype in Cambridge, UK at Kettle’s Yard conference on White Heat: art, science and social responsibility in 1960s Britain ( see details below) My Talk was a reflection of 50 years of the Leonardo Journal- the journal was conceived when my father Frank Malina met Robert Maxwell, the owner …

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