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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18 March 2010 by Carol Pinchefsky
And now he’s Dancing with the Stars
Buzz Aldrin, second man on the moon and member of the Gemini 12 and Apollo 11 missions, will appear on the popular reality show “Dancing with the Stars,” where contestants are challenged to perform different dances each week, like paso doble and swing. The 80-year-old retired astronaut will be the show’s oldest contestant.
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3 November 2008 by G B Leatherwood
Because tackling hurts less in zero g
We knew it was going to happen: sports free from the limitations of gravity. Following the bouncing ball takes on a whole new meaning when the ball can bounce of the ceiling, walls, floor, and especially when it's still in the hands of the player, also bouncing off the ceiling, walls, and floor.
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15 November 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Giant space chicken averts alien invasion
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23 June 1998 by
It seems that space tourism is becoming a topic of interest in the mainstream press. A recent article in the Los Angeles Times 'Gearing Up for the New Race to Space' discusses the X-Prize and how it's competitors will soon allow anyone to fly into space:
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12 June 1998 by
In a recent front page article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, titled
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7 April 1998 by
Recently Alcestis "Cooky" Oberg wrote a great opinion editorial piece on space tourism and commercial space which got national visibility in USA Today newspaper (read by many business travelers). She allowed Keith Cowing at NASA Watch to reprint the article on his web site:
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26 March 1998 by
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9 March 1998 by Sam Coniglio
Georgia pilot determined to rocket into aviation history
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an article about the pilot for Advent Launch Services. Vaughn Cordle holds 44 world aviation records, all from passenger planes. He wants to be the first civilian pilot to fly into space. Advent's launch vehicle will be named the Mayflower II.
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3 March 1998 by
Platforms International Corporation Joins the Growing List of Private Launchers
A new commercial launch contender, Platforms International Corporation, has just put out a press release announcing their new space division. It was mentioned in Yahoo's Business Wire:

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25 February 1998 by
ABC News ran this interesting article on space entreprenuers:
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