Video: Uwingu’s Goal to Sponsor Space Research and Education Projects

Video Caption: Funding great science and important space research and education projects often doesn’t take a lot of money.

At Uwingu, we are men and women who’ve decided to use our business’s proceeds to create a new source of funding for researchers and educators studying our universe.

We’ve spent more than two years designing and building software products that will help people relate better to the sky and to space, and then, through their purchases, fund space exploration, space research, and space education.

We will market our products globally, over the Internet, and use the proceeds after expenses to create something we call “The Uwingu Fund” for space research and education. We hope sales on Uwingu’s products will raise millions— perhaps even even tens of millions—annually—for The Uwingu Fund.

Check out our campaign on indiegogo:

Canadian Government Renews ISS Commitment, Introduces Two New Space Projects

Québec City, Quebec, February 29, 2012 (CSA PR)  – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, today announced Canada’s intention to renew its commitment to the International Space Station (ISS). Alongside Steve MacLean, President of the Canadian Space Agency, Minister Paradis also unveiled two unique space projects, Microflow and Lab on a CD, designed to accelerate how patients are diagnosed, in space and on Earth.


NASA Micro-G Flight Opportunities Announcement

Researchers aboard ZERO-G Corporation's GFORCEONE aircraft. (PRNewsFoto/Zero Gravity Corporation, Steve Boxall)

From NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program blog:

Today we have posted an update to the continuously open Announcement of Flight Opportunities (AFO) for payloads to fly on parabolic and suborbital reusable launch vehicles. The new flight opportunities are listed in the AFO update and under Open Opportunities. Cut off date for proposal evaluation is June 28, 2011.

Use the revised Announcement of Flight Opportunities (Feb 9, 2011) in combination with today’s update to prepare your proposal.

The updated AFO is reproduced in full below.