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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10 August 2010 by Carol Pinchefsky
Injured but alive
In a previous article, we reported that Sean O'Keefe may have perished in an airplane crash that killed Alaskan senator Ted Stevens, among others.
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10 August 2010 by G B Leatherwood
Former NASA chief likely aboard downed plane
Sean O'Keefe, former head of NASA, may have been a passenger on a DeHavilland DHC-30 aircraft that crashed in a mountainous area in the Alaska wilderness Monday night as reported by CNN.
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19 April 2010 by G B Leatherwood
...And 10,000 more nationwide
The residents of Florida have long been fearful that a new direction for NASA would result in massive unemployment on the Space Coast. But when President Obama spoke on April 15, 2010, he worked to address the fear that thousands of jobs would be lostónot only at NASA but also with the hundreds of small businesses supported by the NASA workforce.
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14 March 2010 by Peter Wainwright
Floridian space industry faces uncertainty and/or hope
by G.B. Leatherwood and Peter Wainwright
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29 December 2008 by G B Leatherwood
Space is closer than previously thought
Space is closer than we think, the BBC reports.
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25 September 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Where no scalpel has gone before
by Carol Pinchefsky
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18 September 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
...greeted by "toxic irritant"
by Carol Pinchefsky
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20 March 2001 by Carol Pinchefsky
Two cosmonauts, in a show of solidarity for fellow crew member Dennis Tito, left a NASA facility because NASA refuses to train the California entrepeneur--claiming his lack of experience as a danger to the International Space Station. In other words, NASA will not train a man who is not trained.
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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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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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