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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30 May 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Askmen.com has some answers
Askmen.com has kindly given us permission to quote their article, “Five Things You Didn’t Know: Space Tourism.”
Online / Vehicles (Good)
18 March 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Plans to build spaceplanes in production line
by Carol Pinchefsky
Online / General (Bad)
12 December 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Good for space?
by Carol Pinchefsky
Online / Vehicles (Good)
14 November 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Blue Origin launches test rocket
According to this CNN article , Blue Origin launched a test rocket from a Texas spaceport. Although not much is known about the craft, it uses a verticle launch and take-off.
Online / Vehicles (Good)
4 October 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Liquid fuel helps rocket chase stars
Starchaser Industries has revealed a prototype of a reusable rocket, Skybolt Sounding Rocket, as Space.com reports in this article .
Online / Other (Strange)
4 October 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Astronaut grammatically exonerated
According to an article in the Houston Chronicle, Armstrong did in fact use the grammatically correct phrase, "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" during his transmission of the lunar landing in 1969.
Online / Tourism (Good)
13 September 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
...just call her rich, talented, and space-bound
by Carol Pinchefsky
Online / Other (None)
3 May 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Malaysians hold conference on space and Islam
Space travel holds some unanswered questions for observant Muslims, but the most important is "which way is Mecca?" To answer that, Malaysia's National Space Agency held a conference in late April.
Online / Other (Good)
27 April 2005 by Carol Pinchefsky
Virgin Galactic testifies at the House Subcommittee on Space
An article on CNN.com talks about the imminent future of space tourism. Author Leonard David, moonlighting from Space.com, writes that Burt Rutan of Scaled Composites and Will Whitehorn of Virgin Galactic testified to the House Subcommittee on Space as to their plans: a fleet of suborbital vehicles.
Online / Habitat (Good)
5 December 2003 by Carol Pinchefsky
Let me build among the stars
by Carol Pinchefsky
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