Visiting Spacefest IX

Our Outreach program of sending Native American girls to Space Camp has Sole, our ambassador to the program, speaking at Spacefest! Congratulations, Sole!

Taking Up Space

Lazy River Our second annual team bonding swim down the lazy river

We are very appreciative to the Poor family for giving us the opportunity to attend Spacefest IX. It’s wonderful to see so much artistic talent and to learn about the history and future of space exploration. Thank you to the Spacefest organizers for a wonderful event!


Sole was honored to be invited to give a speech at the Spacefest IX banquet dinner. She was prepared and ready.


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Sole Speaking at Spacefest

As the saying goes, “It takes team work to make dreams work.” We are grateful to the Space Hipster community for helping us reach our goals. Thank you for your support!

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(Photo Credits: Mark Usciak)

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Fundraiser featuring Guitarist Gabriel Ayala!

Help get them to Space Camp! We’re hosting a fundraiser at La Cocina for our educational program, Taking Up Space!

Taking Up Space

Want a fun way to help girls get to Space Camp?

Stop by La Cocina, March 6th from 5PM – 10PM, and listen to space expert Francis French; view gorgeous space art by the Tucson-Chapter of the International Association of Astronomical Artists; hear the beautiful sounds of Pascua Yaqui guitarist Gabriel Ayala; and feast upon delicious food by La Cocina Restaurant & Cantina. MC for the night is Emmy-winner and Meteorite Men TV show host Geoffrey Notkin. Look for astronauts in the audience!  La Cocina is generously donating 10% of your tab to sending the girls to Space Camp.

You don’t want to miss this! See you soon!

Who: Pascua Yaqui guitarist Gabriel Ayala, space expert Francis French, MC Geoffrey Notkin
What: Fundraiser with Pascua Yaqui guitarist Gabriel Ayala
Where: La Cocina
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
When: March 6, 2018 from 5PM…

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Topic034: A Review of the Fundamental Forces, Bill Tifft, and Tony Pitucco, 9/08/17

The William Tifft Blog

Topic034: A Review of the Fundamental Forces, Bill Tifft, and Tony Pitucco, 9/08/17

Book figure S4, Table 7, Quark section on left; S4, Table 6 revised. Book figure S4, Table 7, Quark section on left; S4, Table 6 revised.

Topic_022_Formula1 Fine Structure Constant

As developed in Topic022 and illustrated in the leading figure above, the fundamental forces are defined by successive doubling of a scaling interval i, which represents doubling stages of the initial dipole split in the origin of time at the origin of the universe in QTC. The decay of the equivalent temporal-energy dipole housed in galactic nuclei, as QTC has demonstrated, drives timeline evolution, seen through quantized redshifts and temporal curvature, of the 3-d temporal expanding universe. This Topic will be looking at the force structure within space, a product of time, to illustrate its apparent structure and effects generated because of the doubling structure merger of Bose and Fermi statistics relating to issues of simultaneity, one of which is entanglement.

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Imagine the First Pasqua Yaqui Astronauts!

The PY Clubhouse Goes to Space Camp

A unique program is taking up space at the Pascua Yaqui Clubhouse!  We are so pleased to announce our Space Camp Scholarship winners: Yanissa, Sole, Serena and Saydee!  These four girls have been working very hard at the Clubhouse and we are honored to have them attend Space Camp, May 28 – June 2, 2017.  Congratulations to the Taking Up Space Girls!

Taking Up Space (TUS) plans to send four Pascua Yaqui girls to United States Space Camp.  Space Camp Academy graduates such as Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Samantha Cristoforetti, Serena Aunon, Christina Hammock, and Dr. Kate Rubins have become astronauts partly due to this life changing experience!

The Clubhouse and TUS have prepared the Pascua Yaqui youth by collaborating with four local groups: the Pima Air & Space Museum, Girls Can! Crate, the Physics Factory Bus, and the Southern Arizona Regional Science & Engineering Fair (SARSEF).

Soledad and Yanissa at SARSEF
Yanissa, Serena, Saydee, and Sole making antibodies at SARSEF

A special thank you to five-time shuttle astronaut Cpt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson who is lending his support to launch the program.

Dinner at the PY Steakhouse with Robert “Hoot” Gibson and Tom White

Cpt. Gibson visited the Community Center last fall, where TUS hosted a welcoming dinner at the PY Steakhouse with Chef de Cuisine Ryan Clark, Space Camp’s Tom White, Simon Kregar, Amanda Valenzuela, Gavindo, and TUS board members.  He hopes to visit the TUS girls before they launch to Space Camp in June.  We will keep you posted on this exciting event.

Taking Up Space with Serena, Sole, and Saydee

If readers wish to get involved in supporting this great program, donation may be made here:, or contact Czarina Salido at