With the use of courtesy titles based on navy ranks Michael Bakk is founder as well as the captain of the Calgary Space Workers Society (CSW). On October 4, 2004 after Michaelís involvement with the Da-Vinci Project who was Canadian contenders for the Ansari X-prize, he was put in charge of the additional extension projects being done by admiral Paul Swift through the Calgary Space Frontier Society (CSFS). The formation of the CSW was to challenge the building of a facility that would be able to sustain life in space. The moon was chosen as it has many resources available for use by people on earth as well as for lunar habitation. The CSFS are working on the plans to go from earth to the moon and the CSW are doing projects for the moon back to earth.
The first Anasari X-prize was a world competition and Canadaís team called Da-Vinci Project was in the running for being the first with privatized commercial space travel but was forced to temporarily delay their first launch on October 2, 2004
On October 4, 2004,Vergin Galacticís SpaceShip-One in the United States went into the history books as becoming the first private, manned spacecraft to exceed an altitude of 328,000 feet twice within 14 days, with a reusable spacecraft and a payload of three people thus claiming the ten million dollar Ansari X-Prize.
The CSW are also supported by Tower Aerospace Inc. and in affiliation with Moon Society, National Space Society (NSS), Canadian Space Society (CSS), and Students for the Exploration and Development of Space in Canada (SEDS Canada). Michael Bakk is on an advisory board with the Moon Society and was invited to speak at the International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2007) in DallasTX.
The CSW are a science club of science minded workers who are now well known for their research and development of space facilities and lunar material processing.
Commander John Hadden as per December 2006 is second in command of the Calgary Space Workers Society. Commander Hadden is one of the founding members, is a strong minded and reliable individual. Commander Hadden held a prior rank ofLieutenant with the Calgary Space Workers Society since Oct 2004, and holds memberships with the Calgary Space Frontiers Society, Moon Society, Artemis Society International and the National Space Society. The Commander is well known for his knowledge on industrialization of the moon, fair trade, societal change and stem cell research.
Commander Playfair is of strong constitution and a fine political analyst. As a Commander with the Calgary Space Workers since 2004 he is an advocate of the working class and a powerful spokesman on the subject political movements. He is also a member with the Calgary Space Frontiers Society and a retired medical doctor. Commander David Playfair as per November 2006 has established a new division of Space Workers in Eastern Canada. Soon he will announce some new additions and new people to move us closer to our goals
Commander of Canadian Eastern Coast division
Michael BakkDavid PlayfairSimon WhiteBill BeckBrad IsherwoodL. Bakk (Mrs)M. BakkK. BakkM. BakkE. LundbergKen OelkeZak AnatolyT. BreeseJ. SimardK. SzymczykD. JardineP. ChapinD. CroteauE. DesplanqueS. DenwoodE. Dorn Tony PhilipsT. DuganJ. Everitt (Mrs)E. Hardegree-UllmanJ. IstvanffyPatrick LessardS. PatchG. PetersenJames Porcher L. Lefley T. Lehman J. Pinceton F. Wilker R. Sewall D. O'Reilly O. Mitchell T. Mitchell H. McCosh K. Lee P. Lee M. Gebremesken G. Excelsior Earl Dongnei Thomas Lemna Candice Kahlert J. Horn F. Horvath Carlo El-Borrno
Greg Saroka C. White (Mrs)T. RombergerR. SawyerJohn SpittalS. UrsulescuDuncan VincentM. WadeD. CyrBill LayePablo FernandezH. Swift (Mrs) S. CheaterDan EddyBrice BrownKen RichardsPeter ReinwaldJ. OldfieldJ. Oldfield (Mrs.)M. HarrisN. Harris (Mrs.) Allan Howes John Thaler Matthew Grzadziel Jim. Bearg Heidi PetracekPatrick WindsorJohn MardelT. PattersonSam HunterPhil DaviesCathy Mruk Phil DaviesR. HansonSharen MooreMadi JohnsDave WarrnerMiles CockroftPhyllis BartusieoMr. R. Kadar Mr. J. Jansen Mr. S. Kumar D. Demers A. Carter Mr. D.Bachand K. Edmund J. Fowler M. Giroux Rob Forsyth R. Nagata Mr. T. Palmer Mr. M. Pinto B. Macphail S. Harden S. Foster Mrs C. Cortez Bill Bridle S. Bosch
Our new affiliation with the Moon Society is a great advantage and a unique opportunity to share and develop our common goals
For the location of our meetings and our Research & Development Centre contact an active member to be nominated to join our society or contact Captain, Michael Bakk with your CV or background information for membership nomination