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.
Life in the 22nd Century: An Exhibit by Roy Scarfo
An art exhibit that may pique the interest of Space Future readers will have a private showing on September 1, 2001, in Downingtown, PA. These illustrations include visions of spaceports, cities in space, and orbital hotels; all of these images were extensively detailed and researched. This showing demonstrates the that space is a realm of creativity for artists as well as scientists, one that fascinates the public.
What with Dennis Tito's highly successful run as a space tourist and NASA recently acknowledged as one of the U.S. government's least efficient branches, it seems that the pendulum of fate may swing at last.