ALLIES IN SPACE  -  2nd Annual Event – November 4, 2006 



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 ALLIES IN SPACE 2007   go to 


A community of Space and Astronomy groups and individuals working together to promote Space Exploration/Settlement

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This  years event will take place at the CUNY Graduate Center’s Elebash Recital Hall  on November 4, 2006 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.  The recital hall is on the Lobby level and both are handicap accessible (entrance on Fifth Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets  in  Manhattan).    

We hope to see each and every one that attended the inaugural event, in 2005, once again this year, along with some first timers  .

As Always, this most exciting event is  Free and Open to the public. See below for more details on how to reserve a seat or become a sponsor


 November 2006 Pictures click here………….. Commentaries ……….

April 2005 Event, Commentaries and Pictures  click here ……


Already signed up as Co-Sponsors for 2006

[individual listings are in Alphabetical Order]


Cradle of Aviation Museum ____

Custer Institute and Observatory ____

National Space Society_____

New York Space Society (NSS-NYC) chapter of the National Space Society___

NSS-NJN Society for Space Education, chapter of the National Space Society___

NYSkies Astronomy Inc.___

The Planetary Society ____


Lunar Explorer, LLC ______

To Catch the Light of Peace Let Freedom Ring Inc.._____


Eugene & Frances Cervone, NY Space Society (NSSNYC)

Candace Pankanin, National Space Society Chapters _____


Join Us as a Co-Sponsor or Reserve a seat(s) to attend click here





      America's Future in Space – Confirmed Speakers/Panelists



Neil deGrasse Tyson                                  George T. Whitesides                         Tom Hill
Department of Astrophysics and                  Executive Director                              Author/Aerospace Engineer

Director, Hayden Planetarium                      National Space Society                    

American Museum of Natural History


Neil deGrasse Tyson 

was one of the distinguished nine commissioners appointed by President Bush in early 2004 to advise on how to best implement the new White House,  Moon, Mars and beyond,  space Initiative.  Most recently, Dr.Tyson was appointed to the newly reorganized 25-member NASA Advisory Council. A Copy of the final report of the President’s Commission on Implementation of United States Space Exploration Policy titles “ A Journey to Inspire, Innovate, and Discover” can be downloaded at:                 

Read more about Dr.Tyson click here


George Whitesides

 is the Executive Director of the National Space Society, the largest space advocacy group dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization.

On April 3,2004 he testified on behalf of the NSS at the Moon, Mars & Beyond Commission Hearings held  in New York City.

He is an appointed member of COMSTAC, the official advisory committee to the Department of Transportation on space transportation issues,

Whitesides is a licensed private pilot and certified parabolic flight coach. He has focused on bringing new constituencies into the space community via pioneering outreach and education projects.

Read more about George Whitesides click here

Tom Hill

Tom Hill has worked in the space field for his entire professional career.  His experience ranges across military and civilian efforts, from satellite development through launch operations and space debris tracking.  He has written two books about space (one for adults and one for children) and numerous technical papers and articles.

Read more about Tom Hill click here


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The Names of all Contributing groups or individuals

will be listed on the web and in a handout given at the lecture

 Contributions take many forms. So contact us and become a Co-Sponsor.


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Reserve a Seat,  Become a Sponsor or both

we would like to invite you and the members of your club or organization to become part of this exciting event. You can join the members of the New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Space Society and NYSkies by becoming a co-sponsor of "America's Future in Space" or by simply coming to enjoy a talk given by some of the most sort after speakers in the Space and Astronomy fields.


The event is Free and Open to the public. Reservations not required but suggested.  We expect a full house. Those with reservations will be given priority seating and given the opportunity to enter a giveway during the days program.  Once again we expect to fill the house. So if you are interested in attending and would like to reserve a seat drop an email to Candace at , Subject: AIS Seat Reservation, with the following information:


Your Name:*

Club or Organization Name, if any:

NOTE: You need not be a member of any group to attend.

Mailing Address:

email address/phone number*

number of seats needed*

[if more than one, please include the name and email address/phone number of additional attendees]                       * Required fields


Reservations not required but suggested.  We expect a full house. Those with reservations will be seated first and given the opportunity to be entered in a giveaway at the event.


If you or your organization would be interested in becoming a valuable co-sponsor of this gala prestigious event, please send an email to or call

 Frances Cervone at, or call 718-272-4438 or

 John Pazmino at or call 212-273-5958


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