29 July 2012
Added "Space Debris and Its Mitigation" to the archive.
16 July 2012
Space Future has been on something of a hiatus of late. With the concept of Space Tourism steadily increasing in acceptance, and the advances of commercial space, much of our purpose could be said to be achieved. But this industry is still nascent, and there's much to do. So...watch this space.
9 December 2010
Updated "What the Growth of a Space Tourism Industry Could Contribute to Employment, Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, Education, Culture and World Peace" to the 2009 revision.
7 December 2008
"What the Growth of a Space Tourism Industry Could Contribute to Employment, Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, Education, Culture and World Peace" is now the top entry on Space Future's Key Documents list.
30 November 2008
Added Lynx to the Vehicle Designs page.
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20 July 2012 by Peter Wainwright
Thanks to the Space Frontier Foundation
Space Future’s own Carol Pinchefsky has won the 2012 NewSpace Journalism Award, given by the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF). She will be accepting the award in person at their gala in Santa Clara, California, on July 28, 2012.
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18 February 2012 by Carol Pinchefsky
Your experiment won't fly to space
Are you a high school teacher of science, technology, engineering, or math? Do you like space? Do you know that, with the advent of private space companies, NASA won’t be the only way to get there? If so, there’s a workshop just for you…and 139 others just like you.
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29 May 2011 by Alan Breakstone
Fueling the "transorbital railroad"
In an essay in the Washington Post on May 25, 2011, Dr. Robert Zubrin, president of the Mars Society wrote:
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6 April 2011 by Carol Pinchefsky
Join Space Future at the NYC Yuri's Night Party
What are you doing on April 11th? If you didn't say, "Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight to space," then you've answered WRONG.
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22 December 2010 by G B Leatherwood
Sierra Nevada and Orbital Sciences join the mix
As anyone who has studied business knows, corporations merge and divide like amoebae in a Petrie dish, often to the point where we cannot even tell who is merging with whom.
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8 December 2010 by Alan Breakstone
Dragon goes to space and back
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully orbited and recovered its first Dragon space capsule today. This marks the first time a private company has successfully returned an orbiting spacecraft to earth.
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30 September 2010 by G B Leatherwood
But there's a catch
As reported here a few days ago, Russia has announced its plans adding another Soyuz craft to its fleet dedicated to and taking two paying passengers along with a professional astronaut pilot as early as 2013.
Announcements / Vehicles (Good)
27 September 2010 by G B Leatherwood
Thanks to five Soyuz's a year
In a press release dated 9/27/10, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos announced its plans to allow two space tourists to ride its Soyuz craft along with a professional cosmonaut as pilot. “Such a proposal is under consideration of Roscosmos and the American Space Adventures (company)” said Alexei Krasnov, head of Roscosmos’ manned flights department. “There are also detailed offers which we will study in Washington at a meeting of space agencies’ heads,” he said.
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28 June 2010 by Carol Pinchefsky
Cooperation in. Unilateralism out. Prospects for commerce up.
by Peter Wainwright and Carol Pinchefsky
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10 April 2010 by Carol Pinchefsky
Buzz Aldrin, former NASA astronaut and recent cast member of Dancing with the Stars, will be attending the Yuri's Night party based in New York City on April 10, 2010.
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