Tag archives: astronauts

Marty Allen Going Blue
By Richard Mineards   |   March 22, 2022

Montecito resident Marty Allen, often described as an “angel investor,” is going to Heaven! The former CEO of Party America and the California Closet Company is flying on Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin’s upcoming NS-20 flight on March 23 along with Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson, 28. The mission, the fourth human flight […]

Monumental Achievement: Montecito Filmmaker Reaching for the Stars
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 14, 2021

The Montecito foothills are more than a thousand miles from both the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and NASA’s headquarters in Houston – not to mention 234,000 miles from the moon – but the rolling greenery amounts to much more than a footnote for part-time Montecito resident Steven C. Barber spearheading a project to fashion […]