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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20 October 2009 by Carol Pinchefsky
"NASA must leverage the innovation of American industry"
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden discussed the importance of private industry, as well as motivating the younger generation, in a speech to the National Association of Investment Companies.
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2 September 2009 by Carol Pinchefsky
Astrogenetix brings medical experiments to space
By Carol Pinchefsky and G.B. Leatherwood
Events / General (Strange)
16 July 2009 by Patrick Collins
Thinking about the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, what can one say but
Events / General (Good)
13 July 2009 by G B Leatherwood
Join the conference in more ways than one
Attending any of the several space conferences is like standing atop an apex of time. Face this way, and you can look back at where we were, and what has happened since the last time we looked. Take a quarter turn, see and hear where we are now and the people making news. Take another quarter turn, and you are facing the future—what is yet to be done, who is going to do it, and how.
Announcements / General (Strange)
20 June 2009 by G B Leatherwood
I do.
Theme weddings usually come with a hefty price tag, and the wedding of Noah Fulmor and Erin Finnegan was no different. Their 20 June 2009 wedding cost $60,000 in rental space alone. But Fulmor and Finnegan married on the modified Boeing 727-200 aircraft flown by the Zero Gravity Corporation, exchanging vows while making history. “It’s amazing how resourceful you can be when you put your mind to it,” said Fulmor on the Today Show.
News / General (Bad)
16 October 2008 by G B Leatherwood
Jim Benson, RIP
Jim Benson, 63, founder of SpaceDev, the first publicly traded space company, died October 10, 2008, from a glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor, with which he was diagnosed in 2007.
Events / General (None)
15 July 2008 by G B Leatherwood
More on the NewSpace 2008 conference
Creating the future, or living in the past? That is the theme of NewSpace2008, the conference being produced by Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) on July 17-19, 2008 in Crystal City, Virginia (just outside Washington, D.C.), at The Doubletree Hotel.
Events / General (Good)
2 July 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
NewSpace themes to be discussed
The Space Frontier Foundation is sponsoring a conference entitled NewSpace 2008: Creating the Future or Living in the Past.
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13 June 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
YouTube superstardom and cash prizes await
The Space Frontier Foundation and SpaceContest.org are co-sponsoring the “Space VidVision Contest.” Entrants have until July 8, 2008, to create a video response to the question, “What should the future of American spaceflight be?”
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11 June 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
ISS journey will be a busy one
Although most people who pay $20 million for an adventure vacation might want to relax and unwind during their journey, Richard Garriot, games designer and upcoming traveler to the International Space Station ( ISS), is not one of them.
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