Demonstration set for June 12
at Cape Canaveral
The Florida Coalition for Peace & Justice and the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space have announced a demonstration to be held at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday, June 12, 1999, that will call for a cancellation of the planned August, 1999 earth fly-by of the Cassini plutonium spacecraft.
We are urging concerned citizens globally to join us on this date by holding Cancel Cassini actions in your communities.
It is crucial that we move together on an international scale to insist that missions like Cassini that carry radioactive power sources not be allowed to put the health of the planet in jeopardy.
In the years to come NASA is planning more missions that will be powered by plutonium. In addition NASA is planning nuclear powered mining colonies on the moon and Mars and work is now on-going at Los Alamos Labs (New Mexico) and at the University of Florida to build nuclear powered rockets to Mars, with nuclear reactors as engines. The Air Force is also working on nuclear power for space weapons as part of their "Master of Space" plan for the future.
The time has come for us to look at the kind of seed that we carry off this planet into space. The bad seed of war, environmental contamination and greed must not be launched into the heavens.
Please join us by organizing an action in your community on June 12. Please also let us know, by contacting the Global Network at PO Box 90083, Gainesville, Fl 32607 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org about your plans.
For peace in space,
Bruce K. Gagnon (Coordinator) Global Network
Carol Mosley (Coordinator) Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice (FCPJ)
Go to "Actions to Stop the Earth Flyby - Action Page"