Chris McKay and Chris Stott on The Space Show

The Space Show schedule for Thanksgiving week…

Monday, November 22 , 2010, 2-3:30 PM PST. We welcome Dr. Steven Moore and Dr. Valentina Dilda to discuss their National Space Biomedical Research work in the area of using trickery on the brain to induce realistic spaceflight effects.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 7-8:30 PM PST: We welcome back Chris Stott to discuss ManSat, the Isle of Man, updates with space law and commercial space.

Friday, November 26, 2010, 9:30-11 AM PST: We welcome back Frank Stratford from Australia, Mars Drive, and his Oct. 4, 2010 Space Review article which I urge you to read before this program: “The Relevance of Mars”

Sunday, November 28 , 2010, 12-1:30 PM PST. We welcome back Dr.Chris McKay, a leading scientist at NASA Ames. We will be talking about Mars and more.

ManSat’s Chris Stott Wins Business Person of the Year Award reports:

The Isle of Man’s ever-increasing presence as a major player in the space sector was recognised with one of the top awards at the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence going to Chris Stott of ManSat whose wife Nicole is an astronaut.

The award as ‘Business Person of the Year’ was handed over to Chris at the Villa Marina on Thursday night at the glittering awards ceremony hosted by comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner to a sell-out audience of 1,200.

Chris Stott launched ManSat, pioneering the space sector in the Isle of Man, bringing huge amounts of revenue to the Island at a time of difficult economic circumstances.

About ManSat

ManSat represents a revolutionary partnership of aerospace, banking, financial services, strategic consulting, and international legal interests that have come together to offer unique business services to the world’s commercial space marketplace.

Building upon the Isle of Man’s preeminent position as a supplier of world-class banking and financial services, ManSat provides tailored business services to meet the needs of the international space industry, specifically focused on providing access to geostationary orbits and associated radio frequencies.

By contract, ManSat Limited is assisting the Isle of Man Government in the preparation of its orbital filings to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for all Earth orbits and associated radio frequencies with special focus on geostationary orbit.

As such, ManSat is able to offer unique access to geostationary orbit.

Established in May of 1998, ManSat Limited is a Manx registered and Manx owned private company limited by shares, headquartered in Onchan on the Isle of Man with offices and representation in both Houston and London.

Conrad Foundation, ManSat to Expand Spirit of Innovation Awards Globally

Pete Conrad


Officials with The Conrad Foundation today announced ManSat Limited, a global commercial space corporation headquartered on the Isle of Man , has joined with the Conrad Foundation to expand the 2010-2011 Spirit of Innovation Awards program on the international stage.

ManSat will sponsor a national competition on the Isle of Man from which one finalist team will participate in the annual awards competition, which gives high school students the opportunity to design, develop and commercialize innovative products that help solve challenges of the 21st century. Working in closely with Island’s Department of Education and Children, ManSat employees will mentor the student teams from the Island five high schools as they prepare their award entries. The winning team will travel to the Innovation Summit, where the finalists will be showcased and winners will be announced. The Summit will take place at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. in April 2011.