SPACE CULTURE SEEN FROM SOUTH AFRICA

I just arrived in Capetown ,South Africa where 2000 space professionals are meeting. There is large african delegation. Of note is that 11 Nigerian scientists and engineers have been elected to the International Academy of Astronautics. Here are some art and space items of interest Space Culture Announcements October 7 2011 Water from Space: Societal, …

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SPACE CULTURE: The Commercialisation of Space Flight will lead to a New Renaissance ?

We are at an interesting time in the history of human exploration of space. The governmental space budgets in the USA and Europe are stagnant and there are large uncertainties about next steps. At the same time other countries such as India, China and Brazil have an increasing interest. Space Applications, such as satellite communications …

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New Artwork In Space by Takuro Osaka

Colleagues artworks created by artists in outer space are rare enough that i though i would flag to you the new work of Takuro Osaka on the internation space station in orbit roger Beyond代表、筑波大学の逢坂です。宇宙ステーションでの3回目の芸術実験報告です。 下記、大学の URL を参照下さい。 I am glad to inform my 3 rd art experiment at ISS “KIBO”JAXA on 12th~13th of May. Please check …

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Sally Jane Norman talking about space art institutions

A video of Sally Jane Norman of Newcastle University talking about space art institutions, earthbased and extraterrestrial artwork at the European Space Policy Institute in Vienna is here.