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"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii
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"Astronauts4Hire" at 2012 Ignite STEM Week Hawaii

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Presentation given on March 28, 2012 at the Ignite STEM Week Hawaii event held at the Greenhouse Innovation Hub. Fast-paced Ignite format requires 20 auto-advancing slides for 15 seconds each for a …

Presentation given on March 28, 2012 at the Ignite STEM Week Hawaii event held at the Greenhouse Innovation Hub. Fast-paced Ignite format requires 20 auto-advancing slides for 15 seconds each for a 5-minute presentation. Video recording here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/21437055

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  • 1. Astronauts4Hire Brian Shiro 2012 Ignite STEM Week Honolulu, HI www.astronauts4hire.org 1
  • 2. SpaceShipOne won the Ansari X-Prize on4 Oct 2004, ushering in the era of Private Spaceflight Commercial
Spaceflight
  • 3. SpaceShipTwoSpaceflight
2.0 is undergoing extensive flight tests. 500 people have already bought tickets!
  • 4. Flight
Profile
  • 5. Suborbital
Science  Advantages: high flight rates, low cost, manned or unmanned, reaches places too high for planes/balloons but too low for sounding rockets/orbital spacecraft  Fields of study: “Ignorosphere” earth science, atmospheric science, planetary science, heliophysics, astronomy, microgravity science, life science, aeromedicine, aeronautics
  • 6. Putting
the
“Crew”
in Commercial
Crew A4H fills the gap between the flight provider and the mission.
  • 7. A4H
Mission To Increase the competitiveness of commercial astronaut candidates by: providing skills training, facilitating forums for candidate communication, engaging the space research community, and inspiring the next generation.
  • 8. A4H
OrganizationA4H is a 501(c)(3)volunteer-driveneducational andscientific public charityserving the needs ofthe aspiringcommercial astronautcommunity.
  • 9. A4H
Members Associate Members (67) Join anytime Must apply Flight Members (19) for selection
  • 10. A4H
Growth 86 67 Associate Members: 16+ doctorates, 30+ MS degrees 19 Flight Members: 10 doctorates, 19 MS degrees, 16 languages, 7 NASA Highly Qualified
  • 11. Your
FriendlyNeighborhood
A4H
  • 12. A4H
Milestones 1st For Hire Contract 2nd Flight Member A4H Incorporated Signed Expansion 2nd For Hire Contract First A4H-led Signed space flight funded 1st A4H Class receives wings 1st Flight Member STAC Expansion 1st Training Class Established Advisory Board “Astronauts for Hire”: the book A4H Training 1st For Hire Contract Manual Published COMPLETED IRS 501c3 Joined
CSF Status Granted 2nd Contract to be completed2010/Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2011/Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2012 /Q1 Q2 Q3
  • 13. A4H
Services  Provides its members withTraining professional development opportunities to grow as commercial astronaut candidates through training and research.  Provides its clients andResearch partners with a range of scientific and technical expertise to advance human spaceflight.
  • 14. A4H
TrainingSea
and
Wilderness
Survival Analog
Training Hypoxia
Awareness
Training Centrifuge
and
Mission
Simula;on Avia;on
Training SMS Egress
and
Con;ngency
Adapta;on
Training Microgravity
Training www.astronauts4hire.org Prepara;on
Training 14
  • 15. A4H
Training
Programs
  • 16. A4H
Partners Vital Space
  • 17. A4H
Research Vostok Pty Ltd (Feb 2011) – Alcohol absorption Vital Space (May 2012)* – Biometric monitoring Noctilucent Clouds (2013-14)* – Suborbital spaceflight! *
Through
NASA
Flight
Opportuni;es
Program
  • 18. A4H
Outreach News Media articles CSF REM Recruiting Inspiring StudentsNewsletter Public lecturesWebinars
  • 19. Coming in April 2012! ISBN 146140519X
  • 20. Your
Questions How can we best help prepare tomorrowʼs astronauts for spaceflight? Contact: Brian Shiro - President / CEO brian.shiro@astronauts4hire.org @BrianShiro,@Astronauts4Hire www.astronauts4hire.org

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