Recent Blogs

  • March Executive Director’s Letter
    From the Executive Director It’s been three months since I was appointed as Executive Director by Robert and our Board of Directors, with the broad support of our Steering Committee, members, and supporters, and I wanted to provide everyone an update on how I see things progressing in my new role. The Mars Society was […]
  • My History with the Mars Society
    This blog post describes my personal history with the Mars Society, from way back in 1998 until the present day.
  • The Space Race of the 2020s
    Is there a Space Race happening right now? It’s hard for me to believe, but some people doubt this. This article provides some evidence as well as concrete goals. Anybody who knows me personally understands how intense of a person I am, and my skills of being able to research into topics and technologies. And, I have been […]

James is the Executive Director of the Mars Society, the world’s largest nonprofit space advocacy group dedicated to sending people to Mars. Formerly with Microsoft, James has worked as an engineering project manager and software developer for over twenty years.