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Aug 3, 2021

Kamil Muzyka, Coeditor of Law and Space, joins our Space Settlement Board.

Jul 27, 2021

Peter DeKraker joins our blog team with the post Unfolding the hippocampus.

Jul 26, 2021

J. Peter Rosenfeld provided a news item for our December 2020 newsletter only two months before he died of old age in February 2021. We applaud him for working to “Safeguard Humanity” until the very end! Peter was with us for 11 years and is now on our esteemed Advisory Memorial Board.

Jul 24, 2021

Shaun Moss, author of The International Mars Research Station, joins our Space Settlement Board.

Jul 18, 2021

Lifeboat Foundation Dream Project Winner Teachers in Space, the leading provider of affordable flight experiment opportunities for classrooms, was awarded one million dollars by Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award winner Jeff Bezos.
 
Last month, Blue Origin auctioned off a seat on the first crewed flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle, which is scheduled to lift off from West Texas on July 20. Guardian Award winner Jeff Bezos himself will be on the flight, and the seat sold for an astronomical price — $28 million.
 
That money went to Blue Origin’s nonprofit organization Club for the Future, which disbursed a large chunk of it, including $1 million for Teachers in Space, led by our Liz Kennick.
 
Previously, Lifeboat Foundation provided funds to Teachers in Space to fly three new classroom experiments on the Perlan II stratospheric glider in Minden, Nevada. These experiments were a big success.
 
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Jul 17, 2021

Michelle L.D. Hanlon, President of the National Space Society, joins our Space Settlement Board. She is also President of For All Moonkind, which has the status of Permanent Observer, United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

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Upcoming Events

Undoing Aging 2020 has become Undoing Aging 2022 and has been moved to May 26–28, 2022 in Berlin, Germany. Our Tamir Chandra, Ke Cheng, Aubrey de Grey, João Pedro de Magalhães, Vera Gorbunova, Michael Greve, Adiv A. Johnson, Jamie Justice, Jeanne Loring, and Wenyu Zhou will be speaking/participating.
 
Undoing Aging 2022 is not only open to the scientific community, but also welcomes startups, investors, the general media, and all interested members of the broader rejuvenation movement. The conference will feature a student poster session showing the work of innovative undergraduate and graduate students in the field of damage repair. Learn more!

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