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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Opinion / Vehicles (Bad)
19 April 2012 by Carol Pinchefsky
That you didn't know about the Space Shuttle
Criticizing the Space Shuttle is like punching America in the face. After all, it’s been a symbol of national pride for thirty years. But many of my friends and I are celebrating yesterday’s piggy-backed final flight of the Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum…because a museum is where the shuttle belongs.
News / Vehicles (Bad)
2 August 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Down, but not defeated
Sam Coniglio, contributing editor of the Space Future Journal (and the vice president of the Space Tourism Society), told the Journal that the Falcon 1 mission failed.
Announcements / Tourism (Bad)
21 April 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
According to an article in The China Post Roskosmos chairman Anatoly Perminov says Russia will be halting their space tourism programme after 2010. Because of the expansion of the International Space Station ( ISS), the seats available for tourists will go to permanent crew.
News / Tourism (Bad)
3 January 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Station Crew 6, Space Tourists 0
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News / Vehicles (Bad)
27 July 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
Three dead, three injured at Mojave Air and Space Port
Three people were killed and three injured during a test of a propulsion system for Scaled Composites, the makers of SpaceShipOne and the work-in-progress, SpaceShipTwo.
Reports / Other (Bad)
26 March 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
What participants really said
by Carol Pinchefsky
News / Vehicles (Bad)
20 March 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
Re-launch to follow
MSNBC reports that the SpaceX launch of the Falcon 1 rocket scheduled for March 19, 2007, was scrubbed 62 seconds before launch. The article cited a telemetry problem, occurring perhaps when data transmission was switched from land line to radio.
Online / General (Bad)
12 December 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Good for space?
by Carol Pinchefsky
News / Other (Bad)
18 September 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
...greeted by "toxic irritant"
by Carol Pinchefsky
News / Tourism (Bad)
21 August 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Replacement to ISS to be determined
According to a BBC article Daisuke Enomoto, the Japanese businessman who had planned to travel to the International Space Station, has failed his medical test.
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