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.
TEDx lecture series about space, starting this month
The TED Conference lecture series includes anecdotes and stories from the movers and shakers of the world, such as
Richard Branson and Benoit Mandelbrot, as well as other people with tales to tell. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, but TED has come to mean “ideas worth spreading.”
The International Astronautical Academy (IAA), the research arm of the
International Astronautical Federation (
IAF), is holding its first conference on private human space flight from May 28-30, 2008, in Arcachon, Bordeaux, France.
The 3rd annual Space Medicine Conference will be taking place on 30 September and 1 October 2006 in the UK National Space Centre in Leicester. Topics will include the medical implications of space tourism and surgical care in space.
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.