“Our future lies with today’s kids and tomorrow’s space exploration”

Originally posted on Taking Up Space:
This year, we received special funding to take a very unique individual to Space Camp. John is nine years old, is a member of the Pascua Yaqui tribe, and is very interested in both space and his own cultural roots. Since John was three and a half, he has…

Who are the Space Hipsters, and Why are They so Unusual?

Originally posted on Taking Up Space:
With over 17,000 members, the Space Hipsters group on Facebook is more than just a forum of space enthusiasts. They’ve extended their reach to bring about real changes in the real world. Created in February 2011, by writer and blogger Emily Carney, Space Hipsters “embrace the inner space nerd.”…