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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11 June 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Space Adventures doubles number of spaceflight participants
The Space Adventures orbital spaceflight program is the only way for non-astronauts to visit the International Space Station ( ISS). Now, Space Adventures had brokered a deal that increases the number of spaceflight participants.
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18 March 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Plans to build spaceplanes in production line
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24 January 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
New design, larger capacity
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23 July 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
New home for SpaceShipTwo
by Carol Pinchefsky
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14 June 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
EADS branches out into space
European aerospace company EADS Astrium, a branch of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, has announced it will be developing a 1-stage, 4-person spaceplane. Flights should achieve 3 minutes of weightlessness and could be available in 2012.
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4 January 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
Launch reached 85 meters
According to a BBC article , Blue Origin, the aerospace company launched by Amazon.com's founder Jeff Bezos, has released images of its spacecraft, which launched in November. The launch was viewed only by intimates of Bezos and his project but was captured on camera.
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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.
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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 .
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21 November 2005 by Carol Pinchefsky
And at a price that's nice
On 25 November 2005, SpaceX will be launching their rocket, Falcon 1, from an atoll in the Marshall Islands. The payload is a satellite which measures "plasma space phenomena."
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12 October 2005 by Carol Pinchefsky
Capitalists one; communists two
by Carol Pinchefsky
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