Chris Haber is a professional photographic artist based out of Melbourne, FL in America's Space Coast. He has been published numerous times nationally & internationally and his client list includes hundreds of models, an independent NASCAR/Buschcar team, PBS documentary production company United Television & Radio, US Congressional candidate & American Cancer Society Spokesman Gabriel Rothblatt, computer giant IBM, aircraft & spacecraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and numerous magazines & calendars. He is also a photographic contributor to the non-profit magazine RocketSTEM which inspires students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Additionally, he is a consulting aerospace subject matter expert for CenterBoro Productions movie & TV production studio. Chris teaches photography seminars and is currently in production of an art book of his images featuring NASA behind-the-scenes. The book is scheduled to release next year, covering the transition and retirement of America's Space Shuttle Program, unmanned science missions, current exploration, testing & development of experimental systems and more. He is available for hire as a photographer, teacher and speaker, a small sampling of his works are on exhibit here at ChrisHaber.com and you can stalk him on FACEBOOK, TWITTER, GOOGLE+ and KLOUT.
He also founded and runs Space Coast Modeling and Photography, the largest professional networking site in the area which includes models, photographers, actors, casting agencies, hair & makeup artists, magazine editors, clothing designers, and more. Nationally and internationally recognized speakers are brought in on a regular basis and they hold photography excursions around the globe for their members.
He actively advocates and participates in Stanford University’s Folding@Home medical research project, allowing all his home computers to be used for their protein misfolding research to cure numerous diseases at any time the computers are not being used.
He also runs the karaoke and DJ company Digital Entertainment Association of Florida full time with one of the largest selections of music available anywhere, covering all types of events and all genres of music.
To ensure the highest possible level of mission assurance and allow additional time to resolve remaining open items, SpaceX is now targeting March 30th for the CRS-3 launch, with April 2nd as a back-up. These represent the earliest available launch opportunities given existing schedules, and are currently pending approval with the Range.
Both Falcon 9 and Dragon are in good health; given the critical payloads on board and significant upgrades to Dragon, the additional time will ensure SpaceX does everything possible on the ground to prepare for a successful launch