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A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

Apollo 11 Anniversary May Herald Start of New US Era in Space

As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches on July 20, Americans are ready to mark what has often been called “Man’s Greatest Achievement.”

Inside the US Air Force’s Top-Secret X-37B Space Plane

Among the many secretive projects hidden beneath the redacted cover of the black budget, none serve to galvanize the public’s imagination quite as much as the Boeing X-37B space plane.

Hazardous Apollo 11 Journey Comes Alive Again in New Book

"[I]t's hard to believe that it has been five decades since Neil Armstrong and I walked on the Moon," writes astronaut and moonwalker Buzz Aldrin in his foreword to Rod Pyle's stellar (pun intended) book, "First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience." Indeed, it is hard to believe.

2019 Solar Eclipse- Watch it LIVE

On Tuesday, 2 July 2019, a total solar eclipse passes over ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. Total solar eclipses are rare phenomena

VIDEO: In Space News- The leader in Space Science News

American Military University presents InSpaceNews.com. In the spirit of John F. Kennedy's moonshot, we choose to face these challenges in space science, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.

Beyond UFOs: What Are Navy Pilots Seeing in the Skies?

In recent weeks, several U.S. Navy fighter pilots have come forward to disclose encounters they experienced with unidentified flying objects while performing training missions off the U.S. East Coast in 2014 and 2015.

Air Force Space Control Lab Expands to Defend US Satellites

The U.S. Air Force is consolidating and expanding its $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory by bringing together six different facilities at Kirtland Air Force Base, according to the Albuquerque Journal.

An Urgent Mission Currently Waits for the New Space Force

Whatever the origin or wisdom of the notion to start up a new military force focused on space operations, there is momentum in this direction.

Space Conference Hears Call for US Return to the Moon

The annual International Space Development Conference in Arlington, Virginia, opened on Thursday under the slogan, "Back to the Moon to Stay."

Eileen Collins, Space Pioneer, Recounts Her Historic Career

Eileen Collins, a former NASA astronaut, and the first woman Space Shuttle pilot, was the featured lunchtime speaker at the International Space Development Conference (ISDC) Thursday in Arlington, Virginia.