DARPA/NASA 100 Year Starship Study Public Symposium: Improved Lineup
Our Athena Andreadis, Jason Batt, Elizabeth Bear, Gregory Benford, Kevin
M. Berry, James Blodgett, Ian A. Crawford, Eric W. Davis, Kathryn
Denning, Mark R. Edwards, Marsal Gifra, Martin Halbert, Joe Haldeman,
Roger Handberg, Eva-Jane Lark, Claudio Maccone, Greg Matloff, Mike
McCulloch, Philip Metzger, Michael A.G. Michaud, Jeff Nosanov, Moira
O’Keeffe, Marko Peljhan, Jack Sarfatti, Robert J. Sawyer, Dirk
Schulze-Makuch, Daniel Sheehan, Amalie Sinclair, Milos Stanic, Allen
Steele, Emil Vinterhav, Michael Waltemathe, Christian Weidemann, and
David Weiss will be speaking at the DARPA/NASA 100 Year Starship Study
Public Symposium which will be held from September 30 through October 2
at the Hilton Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Learn more at http://www.100yss.org/
You can read our DARPA/NASA 100 Year Starship RFI at http://lifeboat.com/reports/Lifeboat.Fo....RFI.pdf
Steve Nerlich won last month’s blog contest with the post “Actually
saving the Earth for a change”. $250 was donated to 365 Days of
Astronomy on his behalf. Learn about 365 Days of Astronomy at
This month, anyone who posts to our blog in the space category will be entered into a drawing where the winner will get a free autographed copy of “Turning Dust to Gold: Building a Future on the Moon and Mars” (thanks to our Haym Benaroya) and an autographed DVD of “Orphans of Apollo” (thanks to our Michael Potter). To get authorization to post to our official blog, write to
You can learn about the book at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/144190...41908706 and the DVD at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002HJ...02HJHGUO
So far, the following people have entered this drawing:
Yasemin B. with the post “Space Junk! Environmental concerns!” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2011/09/space-...concerns
John Hunt with the post “Economics and Survival: An In-space 2-for-1 Bargain” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2011/09/econom...-bargain
Steve Nerlich with the post “365 Days of Astronomy Podcast” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2011/09/365-da...-podcast
Our Facebook group is becoming busy. Check it out at
Our InfoPreserver program now has the Facebook page http://facebook.com/InfoPreserver. And check out its wiki at http://lifeboat.com/InfoPreserver/
In the Wall Street Journal, Nick Schulz reviews our Sonia Arrison’s new
book, “100 Plus: How The Coming Age Of Longevity Will Change Everything,
From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith”.
Read the review at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142...pinion_0
Read the book at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/046501...65019668
Recent donations/pledges we have received since the last newsletter:
Donald Maclean: $2,000, Willard H. Wells: $200, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Brandon E. Larson: $50, Michael Breazeale: $25, Rick Hubbard: $25, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Anonymous: $10, Ronald Amos: $10, James Bracken: $10, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Thomas Dolphin: $10, George Garrett: $10, Charles Hawk: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Glenn A. Miller: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Phil Nadeau: $10, Frank D. Smith: $10, and Benjamin T. Solomon: $10.
Our Join Us page at https://lifeboat.com/ex/join.us now allows you to pay for your membership anywhere from monthly to every ten years.