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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26 March 2003 by Alan Breakstone
...where Beal failed?
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29 October 2002 by G B Leatherwood
Interview with Joe Latrell
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7 May 2001 by Carol Pinchefsky
Dennis Tito, space tourist, returned to Earth after the experience of a lifetime. However, he does not want to make the trip a second time. Tito was quoted as saying, "I want other people to make it instead."
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2 March 1999 by Sam Coniglio
Winds of Change in Mojave
The winds of change blew into the Mojave Airport in southern California today. Hundreds of invited guests and reporters cheered as the ROTON Atmospheric Test Vehicle rolled out of Rotary Rocket Companyís High Bay. The high winds threatened to put a damper on the rollout, but extra water was put in the fuel tanks to keep the all-composite vehicle from having a premature flight test.
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5 September 1998 by Patrick Collins
Recommends: "...public space travel should be viewed as the next large, new area of commercial space activity"
The Report of the AIAA/ CEAS/ CASI Workshop on International Cooperation in Space held in Banff Canada in January 1998 has been published, and it includes strong support for the creation of a space tourism industry.
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23 June 1998 by
It seems that space tourism is becoming a topic of interest in the mainstream press. A recent article in the Los Angeles Times 'Gearing Up for the New Race to Space' discusses the X-Prize and how it's competitors will soon allow anyone to fly into space:
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12 June 1998 by
In a recent front page article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, titled
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9 May 1998 by

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27 April 1998 by Sam Coniglio
Peroxide, tethers, and regulations were hot topics

April 17-19, 1998

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24 April 1998 by Sam Coniglio
Vaughn Cordele Shows He's Got the Right Stuff
Vaughn Cordele, the Civilian Astronaut Corps Pilot, appeared on Thursday's "Late Nite with David Letterman" show. He was dressed in an all black military-style flight suit and was wearing CAC logos. He was slightly nervous, but he confidently talked about himself and the rocket.
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