REMINDER: ISU-DC Space Cafe, Tuesday, 7pm at Science Club

This is a friendly reminder that this month's ISU-DC Space Cafe will take place tomorrow, January 10th, at 7pm at the Science Club, located at 1136 19th St., NW.  The featured speaker will be Ken Davidian, Director of Research for the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation.  Ken will discuss the who, what, where, when, how, and why of the emerging commercial space sector.  Please come by, grab some food and drink, and join in the discussion!

ISU-DC Space Cafe, January 10th, 7pm, Science Club

The next ISU-DC Space Cafe will feature Ken Davidian, Director of Reasearch for the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation.  Mark your calendars!

Happy New Year!

Angela Peura


REMINDER: ISU-DC Space Cafe, Tuesday, Dec 13th, 7pm, Science Club


This is a friendly reminder that December's Space Cafe will be held this Tuesday at 7pm on the second floor of the Science Club (1136 19th Street, NW).  Our speaker this month will be Dr. James Green, Director of the Planetary Sciences Division at NASA Headquarters.  The topic Jim has chosen is "Finding Life Beyond Earth". Please come out and join the discussion!

Next month:  Ken Davidian of the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation.

See you Tuesday!

ISU-DC Space Cafes

Mark your calendars! The next monthly DC ISU Space Cafe will be held on December 13th at 7pm at the Science Club (1136 19th St, NW). The discussion will be led by Dr. James Green, Director of the Planetary Sciences Division of NASA Headquarters. See you there!

INVITATION to Drinks with "Orphans of Apollo" Creator

Michael Potter, the creator of "Orphans of Apollo" (, would like to invite ISU alumni to join him for drinks prior to a showing of his film at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC on November 18th.  He suggested meeting in the bar of the Hotel Monaco, located at 700 F St., NW, at 5pm.  

Join us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook!

Just a reminder, the ISU USA Alumni Association is on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn!

"Join" our presences there and network with other alumni:




ISU-DC Space Cafes

The International Space University-US Alumni Association’s Washington, DC Chapter presents monthly Space Cafes!  These events bring together prominent experts on space, ISU alumni, the space community, and the interested public in a casual forum that encourages interaction and discussion.

The Space Cafes take place on the second Tuesday of every month and begin at 7pm.  The venue that hosts the Space Cafes is the Science Club, located at 1136 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC:

Two Alumni Dinners in October!


I'm happy to announce there will be two Alumni Dinners this October! Information is below! I would highly encourage all ISU Alumni to attend! Despite their both being held in conjunction with a space conference, conference attendance is not mandatory to attend the dinners, but encouraged. 


When: Thusday, October 20th

Conference: International Symposium on Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS)

Where: Las Cruces, NM.

New Space Conference at NASA Ames


I just got off the phone with Leah (McCarrick) Ott.  She and Chris are organizing a get-together Thursday night (tomorrow, the 28th) somewhere in Mountain View, CA.    Time and location TBD.

Besides her list below, there is a 50/50 chance that I'm going.  For sure Ben Corbin and Will Watson will be there.  Emilene Paat-Dalhstrom and Eric will be around working Singularity U.

Who else is going?

Here's her invite:

James (Mason)

MBA / SOI meet and greet in DC

Hi folks, 

I will post an update from the IDSC workshop this weekend.  In the meantime, Angela Peura invites everyone to meet the MBA and Space Odyssey Institute folks in DC.

Take care.  mjl




 I'd like to invite you to our annual networking happy hour to meet the participants in ISU's Executive MBA and Space Odyssey Institute, to catch up with each other within the space community, and to consume discounted food and (alcoholic) beverages at a great DC pub!


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