News from citizens in space

May 12, 2014, 08:35 ET

The Great (Do It Yourself) Enterprise: From Citizen Space Exploration to Space Settlement

 A new strategy for space development will be presented at the International Space Development Conference, which takes place at the Sheraton...

Apr 30, 2014, 08:30 ET

Texas Honors Citizen-Astronaut Candidates

Two citizen-astronaut candidates have been honored by the state of Texas. Edward Wright and Maureen Adams are among the latest Texans to be awarded...

Apr 23, 2014, 08:30 ET

Citizen Science and Space Exploration at MakerCon

 Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, has joined the lineup for MakerCon, which takes place at the Oracle...

Sep 05, 2013, 08:40 ET

Citizen Astronauts Complete Suborbital Scientist Course

 Citizens in Space announced that four astronaut candidates have completed Suborbital Scientist training at the National AeroSpace Training and...

Jul 26, 2013, 08:35 ET

Greg Kennedy Selected as Astronaut Candidate

 Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, has announced the selection of its fifth citizen-astronaut...

Apr 02, 2013, 08:45 ET

The Final Frontier for Citizen Science

 Are you a hardware hacker? Do you have the Right Stuff to become a citizen scientist or citizen astronaut? Here's your chance to find...

Mar 28, 2013, 08:30 ET

New Research Platform to Fly on XCOR Lynx Space Plane

 A new payload carrier promises to dramatically reduce the cost of access to space for small scientific and education payloads. The Lynx Cub...

Mar 22, 2013, 08:30 ET

Silicon Valley Space Center to Develop Suborbital Payloads

 The Silicon Valley Space Center will develop four scientific payloads to fly on the XCOR Lynx spacecraft, which is currently under...

Feb 08, 2013, 08:35 ET

New Citizen Astronaut Candidates Announced

 Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, announced two astronaut candidates at the Space Exploration Educators...

Nov 08, 2012, 08:40 ET

Ohio Honors Citizen Astronaut Candidate

 Lieutenant Colonel Steve Heck (USAF-ret.) is being honored by the State of Ohio for his work with Citizens in Space, a non-profit project that...

Oct 29, 2012, 08:30 ET

Former Shuttle Astronaut, XCOR Test Pilot to Address Education Conference

 Colonel Rick Searfoss (USAF-ret.) will address teachers at the Space Exploration Educators Conference, which takes place at Space Center...

Oct 02, 2012, 08:35 ET

Citizens in Space to Present at American Geophysical Union

 Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, has been invited to present at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical...

Sep 12, 2012, 08:35 ET

Texas Teacher May Be Among First Lone Star Astronauts

 Astronauts have lived and trained in Texas for 50 years, but no astronaut has ever flown into space from Texas. That will change in the next...

May 21, 2012, 08:35 ET

Citizen Scientists Seek Microbes at the Edge of Space

 A NASA-inspired competition is challenging citizen scientists to build hardware for collecting microorganisms at the edge of space. Citizen...

May 08, 2012, 07:50 ET

Citizen Science Challenge to Be Announced at Maker Faire

Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, will announce a space prize challenge for citizen scientists at Maker Faire, the...

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