Creative Disturbers meet at Yuri’s Night April 13 in Dallas Texas

Creative Disturbance is excited to announce we will be hosting a party for Yuri’s Night next month! We will be celebrating Yuri Gagarin, the first human launched into space, while listening to podcasts, recording podcasts, and even observing other media related to the “firsts” in space. The party will be from 8 p.m. – 2 …

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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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Sign the Manifesto of the Committee to Abolish Outer Space

Colleagues My friend Morehshin Allahyari send me this intriguing link to the Manifesto of the Committee to Abolish Outer Space By SAM KRISS http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/manifesto-of-the-committee-to-abolish-outer-space/   Morehshin and I are discussing a project to represent dark matter in new ways , with 3D printing (as a number of artists are already doing- And as a space scientist …

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On The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite

Colleagues   Here is a draft review for comment of The Rehearsal of Space and The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite by Edgar Martins Roger Malina   Reflections on the Space Age and Space Culture in reaction to Edgar Martin’s project : The Rehearsal of Space and The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite. …

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NASA to grow plants on Mars: Pan Spermia -1.0 ?

colleagues You probably saw the announcement of the plans for Curiosity 2.0 to have a sealed box with Aribidossis seeds that would be grown on the surface of mars http://www.space.com/25767-nasa-mars-greenhouse-rover-plant-experiment.html the designers are convinced that since the plants need oxygen they wont be able to grow outside of the closed box it is advertised as …

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Call for Artists involved in Space Solar Power

colleagues C Bangs sends this to our attention this call for artists involved in space solar power if interested contact John Mankins john.c.mankins@artemisinnovation.com or you can send to Bangs 1cbangs@gmail.com or to me to forward Roger Hello Roger, This International Space Solar Power Symposium (the information and organizers is contained below) is interested in having …

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SEE YOU IN MEXICO CITY; KOSMICA the arts and space exploration

Colleagues I will be at the exciting second KOSMICA event in Mexico City in the coming days http://kosmicamx.com/2013/ This series of galactic encounters born in London returns to Mexico for the second time during the 8, 9 and August 10, 2013 at the Laboratorio Arte Alameda. Kosmica Mexico meet artists, scientists, performers, scholars, space explorers …

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Contemporary Artistic/Arts Practice and Space Exploration in Toronto IAC 2014

  IAF TORONTO CANADA Sept 29- october 3 2014   http://www.casi.ca/iac-2014 E5.4  Session Title and  Description – revised March 20, 2013     Contemporary Artistic/Arts Practice and Space   Since the late 1970s, a number of artists have been negotiating access to space facilities and organisations, critiquing or making experiential the exploration and utilisation of …

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NASA ART; 50 Years of Exploration

NASA ART; 50 Years of Exploration http://www.physicstoday.org/resource/1/phtoad/v64/i8/p42_s1?isAuthorized=no Tom D. Crouch, NASA Art: 50 years of Exploration, Physics Today. August 2011, p 42 Has any one on this list seen the exhibition NASA Art: 50 years of Exploration ?. It was at the Washington DC National Air and Space Museum and is travelling to Las Cruces, …

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