SPECIAL INVESTIGATORY NOTE:
Bill Ellis is trying to track down the fate of a film made by Bill Dellenbeck at the first (1939) Worldcon in NYC. Surviving family members have stated that the film might have survived to go to an antique dealer – or might have been kept by a family member. ALL POINTS BULLETIN. BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR 8MM OR 16MM FILM REELS. Bill’s story here.
SPECIAL MISSING PERSONS NOTE
(via Karen Davidson)
PRESS RELEASES & NEWSLETTERS (See below for full text)
Planetary Resources Gets Go-Ahead From Congress
Brianna Wu Featured in Feminist Coloring Book
Trans Vet’s T-Shirt Says It All (SFW)
CEO Backs Single Payer Health Care (guy who knows business says it can be done)
Calling Dr. Moreau, Doctor Fine, Doctor Larry: Experimenting with Human Stem Cells
Why is Diversity so difficult? (Via Radish Reviews)
Virgin Galactic Recruits First Female Test PIlot
When under terrorist attack, find a bookstore
Forced, Mandatory Anything is Bad News: Binding Arbitration
SJW T-Shirt from Geeks Out
JJ on waking up the Force
I want one, I want one, I want one! Jetpack pilot tours New York
Monster Railgun (could mount a couple of these on the jetpack and play Kick Ass: Anyone wanna volunteer to be Hit Girl?)
Take a tour of Frank-n-Furter’s Castle with Richard O’Brien (via David Klaus)
A History of British Telefantasy (via Petrea Mitchell)
SFWA offers Kickstarter Roundup for Members (You go, Cat!)
Scalzi on the size of your book tour audience
Support District of Wonders Podcast(s) (Yes, do it!)
New Space Exploration Anthology Announced
For shame, Jupiter! You made another planet go away!
UK’s oldest tree is changing sex (might need a T-shirt)
By the light of a billion, billion stars: Megascope Goes Online
Animation of Plutos Moons
Exoplanet Weather Forecast: Windy
PRESS RELEASES & NEWSLETTERS
This is history in the making.
We are happy to announce some exciting news from the Senate floor tonight –
The U. S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act of 2015 has passed the Senate.
We will be watching closely as this legislation makes it way from Congress to the White House and is signed into law by the President.
The U. S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act of 2015 recognizes rights of U.S. citizens to own asteroid resources they obtain as property, encourages commercial exploration, and allows companies to explore and recover resources from asteroids, free from harmful interference.
Read all the details here, and learn what this historic legislation means for Planetary Resources.
President & Chief Asteroid Miner