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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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31 July 2005 by Carol Pinchefsky
Launch planned 1 October 2005
Space Adventures, Ltd., the world's leading space experiences company, announced today that American technology entrepreneur Gregory Olsen, Ph.D. has been confirmed to the Soyuz TMA-7 crew which is currently planned for launch to the International Space Station ( ISS) on October 1 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Dr. Olsen will be joining the 12th Expedition Crew which will also include NASA astronaut William McArthur and cosmonaut Valery Tokarev.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
11 May 2005 by Alan Breakstone
In response to overwhelming interest
Arlington, Va. May 11, 2005 Space Adventures, Ltd., the worlds leading space experiences company, announced today the official opening of an office in Tokyo and the appointment of Tatsuhiro Yokoyama as general manager. Space Adventures, the only company in the world to have taken paying passengers to space, has received thousands of requests from Japan, and other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, for more information on opportunities available today for space tourism.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
18 June 2004 by Carol Pinchefsky
Press release
Space Adventures, Ltd., the world's leading space experiences company, announced today the results of an informal survey of the over 100 people who have paid deposits to fly on a suborbital vehicle.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
18 May 2004 by Alan Breakstone
Opening the space frontier to people worldwide
Arlington, Va. -- May 18, 2004 --Space Adventures, Ltd., the world's leading space experiences company, announced today it has begun working with Dentsu, the world's largest advertising agency, to send a prominent Japanese figure to the International Space Station ( ISS) within the next several years.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
30 March 2004 by Sam Coniglio
Businessman, scientist Dr. Greg Olsen to inspire students
Space Adventures announced that American Dr. Greg Olsen, scientist and founder of CEO of Sensors Unlimited, Inc., will become the third private space explorer. Following in the footsteps of Dennis Tito and Mark Shuttleworth, Dr. Olsen hopes to inspire children to learn science and engineering with his work on the International Space Station ( ISS). His flight represents the first of the four exclusive flight opportunities that Space Adventures acquired in 2003 through their contract with the Russian Space Agency and RSC Energia.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
24 June 2003 by
...for only US$20 million
Space Adventures Ltd., RSC Energia, and the Russian Space Agency (Rosoviakosmos) are planning the first dedicated commerical flight of a spacecraft for space tourism. The 2005 Space Adventures-1 (SA-1) flight would launch a Soyuz with a cosmonaut and two paying passengers to the International Space Station ( ISS).
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
25 May 2002 by Patrick Collins
Space travel for those who can afford it
Zogby/Futron/Nasa Market Study Confirms Space Tourism Popularity
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
26 April 2002 by Alan Breakstone
African in space
AFRICAN IN SPACE
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
31 October 2001 by
Bristol man wins a place on commercial sub-orbital spaceflight
PRESS RELEASE - October 11 2001
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