STF Video; STS-130 Rollout to Pad

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As 2010 begins, we’ve started to countdown for the final shuttle flights. This time, Tim and I go behind the scenes of a shuttle rollout. Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to launch of Feb 7 on a mission to the International Space Station to install Tranquility – space’s first bay window on the earth.

STF Video: Unlimited Visibility

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In the final part of our 4 part series, Space 2010, we remember the words of Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Ed White. In describing his first spacewalk, he talked about having “unlimited visibility.” Space provides “unlimited visibility” – but it also provides something more – and the more is the focus of this final segment.

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On behalf of Tim and myself and all the members of the Space Task Force, special greetings this holiday season – and here’s wishing that the New Year provides us all the vision for an incredible future…

STF Video: Humanity is the Spinoff

Is it me, or does it seem crazy, that even today, we have to justify sending people into space? The so-called “spinoff” argument. As we continue our series, Space 2010, we look at the most important spinoff of all — ourselves.

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STF Video: Footprints and Flags

Don’t get me wrong, I love Project Apollo as much as any space enthusiast. However, something’s been lost in the space of 40 years. In Part 2 of a special report, we look at the bleak reality of where we are, and what must be done.

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2009 marked 40 years since the first time people walked on the moon. 40 years. What did Apollo teach us? Have we done enough to honor the legacy – or was it just about footprints and flags? It will never be a good time to do the impossible, the difficult – or the challenging. What we need is the resolve to evolve. There is simply no other choice.

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STF Video: Transition Point


What would John F. Kennedy say?

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At the Space Task Force, we’ve been fortunate to be near the front lines during this massive transition to the next space age.

So much is happening. And as things change, it is critical we participate in any way we can.

Will we make the right decisions for the long term? What will happen after the space shuttle? Are we up for the challenge?

This short video looks ahead to 2010 and also back to John F. Kennedy and his address to the students at Rice University in 1962.

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Wow, what a launch! A special Video STF

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The Space Task Force at the launch of STS-129. Wow. Tim and I have been fortunate to see launches at the Kennedy Space Center, but today was extremely special. Cloudy weather cleared, we got to see a lot of old friends and the launch was incredible. As NASA starts to wind down the Space Shuttle Program – it’s important to think about the future. 5 flights remain. We’ll see you in space!

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STF Video: Ares 1-X Test Flight

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George and Tim at the Ares 1-X Test Flight on October 28, 2009. This test flight was delayed by weather for a day. Special thanks to SpaceVidCast.com.

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