12 August 2014

A4H Newsletter Issue #6

Astronauts for Hire is happy to present Issue 6 of The A4H News! Feature articles include "Space Oddities: how bacteria's strange behavior in space can benefit humanity", "Brienna Henwood: training private astronauts since 2007", "Meet an A4H: Susan Jewell", an excerpt Dr. Erik Seedhouse's latest book Suborbital: Industry at the Edge of Space, recaps of recent A4H activities, and more!

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23 April 2014

Press Release: Win a Free Trip to Space by Supporting Astronauts for Hire!


April 23, 2014

Win a Free Trip to Space by Supporting Astronauts for Hire!

Titusville, Florida – Astronauts for Hire is pleased to announce that it is a participating nonprofit organization in the Ticket to Rise campaign. Ticket to Rise is a 90-day fundraising initiative from the Urgency Network that gives anyone a chance to win a trip to space by donating to one of over 100 participating nonprofit organizations. For more details and to support Astronauts for Hire as the nonprofit of your choice, please visit:


A donation of $10 or more to a participating nonprofit enters you into a drawing to win a Founders Ticket from Space Expedition Corporation on the XCOR Lynx Mark II Spacecraft. In addition to spaceflight entries, entrants may also redeem rewards such as VIP concert tickets, gift cards, clothing and more, in exchange for donating. The more you give, the more entries you’ll receive and the better your chances of winning. Every $1 million raised raised cumulatively for all participating nonprofits by July 21 unlocks another ticket to space.

24 December 2013

Season's Greetings from A4H!

Dear friends,

We want to wish you and your family a happy holiday season and a prosperous new year! With your support, Astronauts for Hire (A4H) had a successful 2013 as it continued to help build the next generation astronaut workforce by providing skills training, networking, and other professional development opportunities to aspiring commercial astronauts. As a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit, we rely upon the volunteer efforts of our members, generosity of our sponsors, and collaboration with our partners to meet our goals. Some of A4H's achievements over the past year included:

In 2014, we will continue to advance activities that facilitate space research and provide inspiration to aspiring astronauts of all ages. If you believe in the exciting potential of A4H and want to support its innovative role in the commercial spaceflight industry, please consider making a tax-deductible year-end gift to help lay a strong foundation for A4H in 2014. Just click the "Donate" button on our website, or contact us.

Thank you for your continued support of Astronauts for Hire and the growth of the commercial spaceflight industry!

With warm regards,
Brian Shiro
President & CEO
Astronauts for Hire