Archive for January, 2010

The story of Martin Canales

January 11th, 2010 No comments

My good friend Martin Canales, whom I met last year when he went to Peru, has written a small biography on his experience in the Space Industry. The links (only available in Spanish) are:

Part I – Part II – Part III – Part IV

It is a nice recollection which I recommend to every Peruvian who wishes to become a better professional and help in the socio-economic development of his country.


International Space Station. Source: NASA.

International Space Station. Source: NASA.

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Research and Development in Peru

January 10th, 2010 No comments

While looking for references for my IAF Youth Grant Program 2009 report on the International Astronautical Congress in Korea, I found these numbers for the period 2000 – 2004 (unfortunately there is no updated data):



We need to change this. Thankfully, there are initiatives within the government and private sector to change this situation.