James R Kass Space Consulting offers expert consulting in various space-related domains, as well as various more generic support services. The CEO and founder, Dr. James Kass, has more than 30 years experience in a broad assortment of domains and can thus offer multi-disciplinary system advice especially where a customer’s needs are best satisfied across disciplines, requiring a broad system approach to solving problems and creating appropriate solutions.
News and Events
Final Presentation of KM Study at the European Commission
Event: 21st March 2018, Brussels
This consultancy has just successfully concluded a high-level study commissioned by the European Commission (EC) on the subject of facilitating collaborative work and enhancing management and sharing of knowledge at the EC. The findings, conclusions, and recommendations of this Knowledge Mgmt. study were presented to a cross-directorate audience at the EC in Brussels.
Chasing a Dream – Lectures at Buzau colleges
Event: 31st October / 1st November 2017 Montreal
In connection with the Science Centre project proposed by the Buzau Rotary Club, Dr Kass was invited to deliver a series of inspirational lectures in Buzau Romania. The first lecture was at the renowned Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu National College, while the second was at Bioterra University.
Launch of EC Knowledge Mgmt. Study
Event: 1st April 2017, Brussels
This consultancy was recruited by the European Commission (EC) in Brussels to carry out a high-level study on the subject of facilitating collaborative work and enhancing management and sharing of knowledge at the EC.
Humanity's Next Great Adventure to Mars
Book Release: 23rd February 2016, Dallas, Texas
‘Mars One: Humanity's Next Great Adventure’ published by BenBella, explores the various human dimensions of Mars One’s planned expeditions to Mars. Kass, who is contributing author as well as editor of this exciting tome, is also an advisor to the Mars One project.
Address to C-Series team at Bombardier Aerospace
Event: 17th December 2015, Montreal
Bombardier Aerospace division in Montreal invited Dr Kass to address their C-Series team on the experiences gathered along a career of over 30 years in the domain of human spaceflight. Dr Kass talked about his exciting career and lessons learned in this challenging domain.
Learning from failure - Bankruptcy and 2nd Chance
Event: 18th June 2015, Brussels
The European Commission (DG-GROW) held a high-level conference on the subject of giving a Second Chance to honest failed entrepreneurs, which is one of the priorities of the European policy for SMEs and entrepreneurship. A session on Entrepreneurship Education was moderated by James Kass.