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Here is a fascinating project: Voices of Humanity (VoH) - giving a voice to all of humanity in space exploration. Professor Philip Lubin at UC Santa Barbara and some of his students are working on a public engagement and educational outreach program by placing the essence of  humanity, in the form of documents, poetry, pictures, movies, music, tweets,  digital DNA and other data, into every spacecraft and eventually to the stars. Their group was funded by NASA NIAC program with a Phase I...

Solar System Ambassadors Program Accepting Applications

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Solar System Ambassadors Program, a nationwide network of space enthusiast volunteers, will be accepting applications from Sept. 1 through 30, 2016.

Highly motivated individuals will be given the opportunity to represent NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as volunteer SSAs to the public for a one-year, renewable term beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

While applications are being sought nationwide,...

Project Summary of the AREN Project – August, 2016

Principal Investigator – David Bydlowski

Photos provided on the attached pdf.


  • Completed and prepared to submit the AREN Project 5 Year Time Table
  • Continued to hold weekly AREN Team meetings, via phone conference
  • Completed the process of De-Obligating funds from Wayne RESA and Obligating funds to Goddard Space Flight Center – This needed to take place in order contracts from three University partners.
  • Phone conference...