The whole world knows about the magnificent achievements of NASA, but the forty-plus years of US Military exploits in space of necessity have been protected from history.

We need to preserve personal accounts of the early days of space development now, while we still have space pioneers to tell their stories.

Pride in the work is key to developing professional space operators. Pride is stimulated by the general recognition of a job well done. Pride is further enhanced by the knowledge of how the job came into being and by the stories of the trials and the triumphs of one's forbearers.

We can succeed in our goals with the help of people like you who have had a part in bringing about our national defense space systems. We seek as members all those sharing our ambitions and especially those who are currently engaged in satellite operations, missile or space launch operations and space and launch systems acquisitions.