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Spotlight Archive
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Monthly home page spotlights on space hobbies, space artists,
space music, NewSpace businesses, and more

See also the following HobbySpace sections:


2014

  • June: Space News from Amanda Bush for June. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: Eyewitness to Space - NASM. Space music: Pink Floyd's Marooned. New Space: A Mars One candidate.

  • May: Space News from Amanda Bush for May. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: John Harris. Space music: Digital Stories: Cosmos by Dima Flippov. New Space: A new rocket flies in Texas.

  • April: Space News from Amanda Bush for April. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: Galina Balashova. Space music: Al Gobus. New Space: Kate Upton shows off Sports Illustrated bikini in micro-gravity.

  • February - March: Space News from Amanda Bush for Jan-Feb. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: Steve Glidea. Space music: Rocketman by Iron Horse. New Space: Nanosatellites deployed into orbit from the ISS.

  • January: Space News from Amanda Bush for Dec-Jan. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: Michael Kagen. Space music: Good Morning Moon by Marian Call. New Space: SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of Thaicom 6, Orbital Sciences Cygnus cargo delivery to the ISS, and Virgin Galalctic SpaceShipTwo's third powered test flight.

2013

  • November/December: Space News from Amanda Bush for Oct & Nov. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: Erik Olson. Space music: How Vainly Men Themselves Amaze by Simon Lacey. New Space: SpaceX Falcon 9 launches SES-8 to GEO + Orbital Cygnus goes to the ISS + Cubesats launched from ISS.

  • October: Space News from Amanda Bush for Sept. Participation: Space-for-All posts about misc. activities. Space art: Kenneth Jensen. Space music: Halfway There by Soundgarden. New Space: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo test flight.

  • September: Space News from Amanda Bush for Sept. Participation: Space-for-All posts about Objective Europa, Democratizing space, Asteroid Challenge, etc. Space art: Jack Coggins. Space music: Silent Running by 65DaysOfStatic. New Space: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo test flight.

  • August: Space News from Amanda Bush for August. Participation: Space-for-All posts about Objective Europa, Citizens in Space astronaut candidate, Amateur astronomer spots comet, Poety and student art heading for Mars. Space art: John E. Kaufmann. Space music: The Thought of Floating in Space by Simon Lacey. New Space: Vaccines and better plants from microgravity.

  • July: Space News from Amanda Bush for July. Participation: Space-for-All posts about Planetary Resources Arkyd kickstarter campaign, Next-Gen teachers in space, Lone Signal to ET, NASA passport to other NASA centers and museums. Space art: Carsten Brandt. Space music: SPHERES by Daniel Hope. New Space: SpaceX Grasshopper

  • May/June: Space News from Amanda Bush for May/June. Participation: Space-for-All posts about variable star observing, Planet Hunters exoplanet finding confirmed, Zooniverse review, Mars One applications. Space art: Robert R. Bowen. Space music: Space Oddity by Chris Hadfield on the ISS. New Space: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo makes first powered flight.

  • April: Update from Amanda Bush; Participation: Space Warps. Space art: Leonid Tishkov. Space music: Jupiter by Sufian Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly. New Space: SpaceX Grasshopper leaps to new heights.

  • Mar: Space News from Amanda Bush for February; Participation: MoonZoo and MoonWatch. Space art: Bryan Versteeg. Space music: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station did this live performance with The Chieftans on stage in Houston, Texas
    of the Van Morrison song Moondance. New Space: Inspiration Mars.

  • Feb: Space News from Amanda Bush for February; Participation: M106 image collaboration + Planet Four. Space art: Philip Bond. Space music I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing) by Chris Hadfield and Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies. New Space: Deep Space Industries debut.

  • Jan: Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Planet Hunters. Space art: Mark Maxwell. Space music: Jewel in the Night by Chris Hadfield. New Space: SpaceX Grasshopper.

2012

  • Dec: Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Andromeda Project. Space art: Lucy West. Space music: So Pass Me Some O' That Soma by Audiosonics UK21. New Space: Golden Spike.

  • Nov: Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Classifying stars in SCOPE project. Space art: William K. Harmann. Space music: Space Doggity by Jonathan Coulton. New Space: SpaceX Dragon cargo delivery to the ISS.

  • Oct Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Citizen science Ice Hunters. Space art: Frank Hettick. Space music: Dreamchaser by Sarah Brightman. New Space: SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon cargo delivery to the ISS.

  • Sept Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Finding a Citizen Science project. Space art: Richard Selesnick and Nicholas Kahn. Space music: We Choose To Go To The Moon by There's a Light . New Space: Masten Space Xaero rocket flights.

  • July - August Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Finding a Citizen Science project. Space art: Richard Selesnick and Nicholas Kahn. Space music We're NASA and We Know It
    by Satire + Infinito
    by Fresno. New Space: Masten Xombie flights.

  • June Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Observing meteors and collecting meteorites. Space art: Rare & Wonderful 1950s Space Art. Space music: An Ending (Ascent) by Brian Eno. New Space: Masten Space's Xaero vehicle flies higher.

  • May Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Amateur astronomers search for variable stars. Space art: Ludovic Celle. Space music: Rocket Man by Elton John (Performance 40 years after its release). New Space: Space Falcon 9/Dragon mission to the International Space Station.

  • April Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: MoonMappers. Space art: Alizey Khan. Space music: Phone Home - CopperWire. New Space: Asteroid mining with Planetary Resources.

  • March Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: MoonMappers. Space art: Space Foundation Art Contest Winners. Space music: Back at the ISS by Love & Mersey. New Space: Lee Valentine talks about "Mine the Sky, Defend the Earth, Settle the Universe".

  • February Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: SETILive. Space art: Marie Green. Space music: Space Station by Total Ghost. New Space: Xaero Flies.

  • January Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Planet Hunting. Space art: Bruce Pennington. Space music: Jan Jelinek - Do Dekor to ISS time-lapse video compiled by Michael König. New Space: Armadillo Aerospace launches STIG rockets toward space.

2011

  • December Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Comet Hunting. Space art: C Bangs. Space music: Sountrack by Aeronautica and Ilya Lagutenko for the 1935 Soviet silent movie Kosmichesky Reis. New Space: Stratolaunch.

  • November Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Space advocacy video competitions. Space art: Tom Sachs. Space music: Onward to the Edge by John D. Boswell. New Space: Blue Origin flies prototype.

  • October Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: KickSat project. Space art: IAA Int. Youth Space Art Competition. Space music: Apollo by synth.nl (Michel van Osenbruggen). New Space: SpaceX announces fully reusable launch system project.

  • September Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Youtube Space Lab contest. Space art:Tim Pyle. Space music: David Bowie's Space Oddity, illustrated by Andrew Kolb. New Space: SpaceX announces fully reusable launch system project.

  • August - Space News from Amanda Bush; Participation: Hacking space with Ariel Waldman. Space art: Lloyd Behrendt. Space music: Bye Bye Earth by Chi-Town Royalty and the Media Wizards. New Space: Space Adventures/Armadillo Aerospace suborbital tourism plans.

  • July - Participation: Space modeling. Space art: Nicholas Forker. Space music: NASA music video with song "World" by Five for Fighting. New Space: Commercial Spaceflight Era.

  • June - Participation: IceHunters citizen science project. Space art: Dreams of Space, John Sisson's collection of children's space book covers . Space music: U2 "Beautiful Day" with Mark Kelly on ISS. New Space: "Space Race II" NBC News report.

  • May - Participation: Satellite tracking with BINARY SPACE. . Space art: Donato Giancola. Space music: Dj Konik Morski. New Space: Jeff Greason at TEDx.

  • April - Participation: Satellite tracking with BINARY SPACE. Space art: Alex Riley. Space music: Cady Coleman & Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull). New Space: SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch vehicle.

  • March - Participation: Zooniverse. Space art: Richard Bizley. Space music: Blue Sky by Big Head Todd. New Space: Copenhagen Suborbital.

  • February - Participation: Yuri's Night Video Contest. Space art: Joe Bergeron. Space music: HiRISE Mars Images with soundtrack. New Space: Nautilus-X Multi-Mission Exploration Vehicle.

  • January - Participation: Satellite reception with the FUNcubeDongle. Space art: Ed Hengeveld. Space music: Constant Reminder by League of Space Pirates. New Space: Successful flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon.

2010

  • November - December- Participation: Make Magazine 24 - DIY Space. Space art: Etsy/NASA Space Crafts Contest. Space music: Bella Gaia. New Space: Florida Today's Space Inc. report.

  • October - Participation: Mars Society analog stations. Space art: Chris MacDonald. Space music: Starlight by Klangwelt. New Space: SpaceShipTwo glide flight and opening of Spaceport America runway.

  • September - Participation: Mars Society analog stations. Space art: Erika McGinnis. Space music: ISS video montage - Spacevidcast. New Space: Armadillo Aerospace projects.

  • August - Participation: Amateur radio astronomy. Space art: Stanley Von Medvey. Space music: U2 & NASA. New Space: Boeing/Bigelow CST-100 spacecraft.

  • July - Participation: NASA's Moonbase Alpha game. Space art: Ludek Pesek. Space music: The Case for Mars by John Boswell - Symphony of Science. New Space: Bigelow Aerospace update.

  • June - Participation: Students find cave on Mars. Space art: Walter Myers. Space music: Destination Moon by Dinah Washington. New Space: SpaceX Falcon 9 Flight 1.

  • May - Participation: Spacecraft observers see Atlantis/ISS in front of sun and also track the X-37B. Space art: John Berkey. Space music: Astronaut by Blue Oyster Cult. New Space: Masten Space shuts off and re-lights rocket engine during vertical flight.

  • April - Participation: Weightless teachers. Space art: Fahad Sulehria. Space music: Water on the Moon by LCROSS Deputy Project Manager, New Space: Rocket Racing in Tulsa.

  • March - Participation: Student space competitions. Space art: 2010 Astro-Pop Art Exhibition. Space music: Apollo 13 by The Tears. New Space: Preparations for first launch of SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon.

  • February - Participation: Exploring space weather. Space art: Gavin Mundy. Space music: Fred Becker. New Space: Suborbital space research with reusable rocket vehicles.

  • January - Participation: Amateur space image processing. Space art: Dawid Michalczyk. Space music: Cosmic Voyage by Anosphere. New Space: XCOR Lynx in partnership with South Korea space center.

2009

  • December - Participation: Christmas space gifts. Space art: James Hervat. Space music: Buzz - "Soundtrack To Virgin Galactic's New SpaceShipTwo Launch" - by Above & Beyond. New Space: SpaceShipTwo rollout.

  • November - Participation: NASA projects with student and general public participation. Space art: Spaced Out: The Final Frontier in Album Covers. Space music: Open Arms by Gary Go. New Space: NGLLC final flights.

  • October - Participation: Low cost Near Space exploration. Space art: Michael C. Turner. Space music: Carl Sagan - "A Glorious Dawn", featuring Stephen Hawking by John Boswell. New Space: Northrop Lunar Lunar Lander Challenge flights by Masten Space Systems.

  • September - Participation: Low cost Near Space exploration. Space art: Steven Hobbs. Space music: STS-128: Into the Night with music by Santana & Chad Kroeger, video created by Max Q Entertainment. New Space: Northrop Lunar Lunar Lander Challenge flights by Armadillo Aerospace and Masten Space.

  • August - Participation: Citizen Sky. Space art: Nick Stevens. Space music: Children of the Sun by Billy Thorpe . New Space: The Impact of High Altitude Flight.

  • July - Participation: Big discoveries by amateur astronomers. Space art: Stephan Martiniere. Space music: Sea of Tranquility by Luke Powers. New Space: SpaceX Falcon I launch of RazakSAT.

  • June - Participation: Apollo 11 40th Anniversary activities. Space art: IAAA exhibit The Artists Universe. Space music: Buzz Aldrin's Rocket Experience from Buzz Aldrin. New Space: Science and engineering R&D with new reusable suborbital space vehicles.

  • May - Participation: SETI for the public. Space art: Paul Calle. Space music: Plasma by Sinch. Masten Space Systems develops low cost vertical takeoff, vertical landing (VTVL) suborbital space vehicles.

  • April - Participation:Moon and Mars mapping. Space art: Solar Sci-Fi Comics. The Ride of Your Life by Gift of Gab. Unreasonable Rocket and the NG-LLC.

  • March - Participation:Near Space exploration by students. Space art: Roy G. Scarfo. Music video from Max-Q Entertainment: Cloud Nine by Evanescence. The Space Elevator Games.

  • February - Participation: The Overview Effect. Space art: Jim Plaxco. Music video from Max-Q Entertainment: STS-117: Starlight music by Muse. The Skylon spaceplane.

  • January - Participation:Space simulators. Space art: Steve Thomas. Music video Max-Q Enterainment: STS-124: Drops of Jupiter by Train. SpaceX Falcon 9 assembled on Cape Canaveral pad.

2008

  • December - Space artist Edward Rowles. Music video STS-126: A Beautiful Machine by Shihad. Space Diving

  • November - The Windows on Space on line photo-realistic simulation of a view of the earth from the ISS. Richard Garriott makes art in space and also took 12 artworks from different artists with him to the ISS. Music video : "Space Lawyer" by Mikey Mel and the JD's. Armadillo Aerospace wins $350k Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge prize.

  • October - Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Awards competition. Space artist Luc Pilmeyer. Space music video - 2001: A Space Odyssey to Pink Floyd's Echoes. SpaceX Falcon I rocket reaches orbit.

  • September - Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Awards competition. Space artist Mark C. Maxwell. Space imagery to music by Enya. Cal State Long Beach/Garvey Spacecraft rocket program.

  • August - Public participation projects in Richard Garriott's trip to the ISS. Space artist Frank Hettick. Rocket racing's first public demonstration flights at Oshkosh.

  • July - Rocketry for students. Space artist Sarah Noble. SpaceX test fires 5 engines on the Falcon 9 booster.

  • June - Lunar exploration participation. NASA Art at the Smithsonian - a traveling exhibition of NASA sponsored art. SpaceX test fires 5 engines on the Falcon 9 booster.

  • May - Search for the missing Mars Polar Lander. Retro-Future: To the Stars - Soviet and East European sci-fi art of the 1930s-1970s. An animation video of the European Project Enterprise suborbital spaceplane.

  • April - Space observing. Space artist Alan Bean. An animation video of the XCOR Lynx suborbital spaceship.

  • March - Space contests. Space art: Andrew C. Stewart. A flight on SpaceShipTwo.

  • February - Observing spysats. Space art: Space Settlement 2009 Calendar Art Contest . Lunar resources for you and me.

  • January - Planet mapping. Space art: Ars ad Astra: 20 artworks taken to Mir in 1995 . New Rocketeers.

2007

  • December - Space video story telling. Space artist Chesley Bonestell. SpaceX update.

  • November - Space Movies. Space artist Cecil Herring. Lunar Legacy program at X PRIZE. The Google Lunar Prize competition.

  • October - Space Movies. Space artist Greg Mort. More Bigelow Aerospace Public Participation

  • September - Space Movies. Space artist Dave Archer. More Bigelow Aerospace Public Participation

  • August - Space Mission Simulations. Space artist Michael W. Carroll. More Bigelow Aerospace Public Participation

  • July - Spacecraft observing from earth; space artists competing in the NSS Banner Contest; tracking the new Bigelow Aerospace Genesis II in space.

  • June - Space workers; space artists competing in the NSS Space Settlement Art Contest, JP Aerospace takes HobbySpace.com near space.

  • May - HiRI SE Clickworkers; space artist Paul S. Hoffman, Bigelow Aerospace commercial space stations.

  • April - Google earthing; space artist Bob Eggleton, Modular spaceships.

  • March - Space activism; space artist Mark A. Garlick, Historical NewSpace.

  • February - Amateur and non-governmental SETI; space artist Adrian Mann, Spacesuits for NewSpace.

  • January - Amateur space history; space artist David Robinson, Blue Origin flies its Goddard vertical takeoff and landing rocket vehicle.

2006

  • December - Shop at HS sponsors; space artist Andrew C. Stewart, Commercial Orbital Space Transport.

  • November - Collect space movies; space art Covers from Astounding Science Fiction; Private Mission Around the Moon.

  • October - Mutiple Media - Space Images, Videos, Audio, and More; space artist Don Dixon; Suborbital Space Tourism Transports - Update.

  • September - Collecting artifacts flown in space; space artist Rick Sternbach; Space Tugs.

  • August - Space simulators; space artist Slawek Wojtowicz ; Sending Personal Items and Student Science Experiments into Space.

  • July - Space Music hobbies - collecting, making, dancing; space artist Bill Wright; Vertical take-off and landing rocket vehicles.

  • June - Space camping and spaceflight training; space artist Ron Miller; CubeSats: Standardized pico-satellites for students, amateurs, and small businesses

  • May - Spacecraft observing; space artist Bill Hartmann; A menu of space tourism activities.

  • April - Space simulation: Space Sim Tools and Celestia; space artist David A. Hardy; commercial resupply to the space station: SpaceHab Apex and SpaceX Dragon.

  • March - Geocaching, Meteorite collecting; space artist B.E. Johnson, Lunar Lander Challenge, Space Elevator Challenge, America's Space Prize

  • February - Public participation in space science projects: startdust@home, SETI@Home, and systemic; space artist Lynette Cook, MXER, Quakesat, Mars AMSAT.

  • January - Mars habitats, space artist Pat Rawlings, Orbital Recovery, Near Space Projects, Google Earth.

2005

  • December - Space collecting, space artist Don Davis, SuitSat, student reusable rocket, Allen telescope array.

  • November - Card modeling, space artist Marilynn Flynn, rocket racing, Bigelow Aerospace, weightlessness flights

  • October - ISS ham radio, space artist Robert McCall, Cassini portrait of Saturn, Armadillo Aerospace, SuitSat

  • September - Comet hunting in SOHO images, space artist Phil Smith; dust devils, t/Space, Dobson Space Telescope.

 

 

 

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