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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Reports / Tourism (Good)
8 July 2008 by Patrick Collins
A review of the conference
The first symposium on Personal Access to Space held by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) in Arcachon, France, May 28-30, 2008, was a mixture of both the encouraging and the discouraging.
Reports / Tourism (None)
12 April 2004 by Carol Pinchefsky
Tourism gives commercial space a future
by Derek Webber
Reports / Tourism (Good)
17 November 2001 by Alan Breakstone
By Alan Breakstone
Reports / Tourism (Good)
20 June 2001 by Patrick Collins
Only Passenger Market Can Pay for Reusable Launch Vehicles
For the first time in Nasa’s more than 40-year history, Nasa funds have been used to ask US citizens whether they would like to take a trip to space - and the results strongly endorse Space Future's position.
Reports / Tourism (None)
15 May 2001 by Carol Pinchefsky
How the Nazis Won World War II and What To Do About It
Essay by Rory Lindsay
Reports / Tourism (Good)
1 April 2001 by Peter Wainwright
Space tourism speech stirs up the crowd
SpaceProjects.com's Rich Robins has written a report of the recent FAA conference on space transportation, with a special focus on Patrick Collins and issues close to Space Future's heart:
Reports / Tourism (Good)
18 October 1999 by Patrick Collins
Session Shows Up Folly of Current Space Leadership
Eight excellent papers concerning various aspects of space tourism were presented to an audience of about 100 people in the session "Space Tourism and other Novel Space Applications" held on October 7th at the 50th IAF Congress in Amsterdam. (There were no other topics.)
Reports / Tourism (None)
14 September 1999 by Patrick Collins
University Student Projects Put Space Agencies to Shame
Two students in the Faculty of Tourism at Bournemouth University in England carried out surveys relating to space tourism in the 1998-99 academic year. (In a sign of the times, both students also published their work on the World Wide Web.)
Reports / Tourism (Good)
25 June 1999 by Sam Coniglio
STA "Going Public" conference featured heavy hitters from many industries
Over 100 people from around the world gathered at the Space Transportation Association's "Going Public" Space Tourism conference in Washington, D.C. to learn more about the issues inhibiting space tourism from becoming a viable endeavor.
Reports / Tourism (None)
25 October 1998 by Patrick Collins
Two Themes Receive Unprecedented Coverage at Annual Space Meet
The largest international space meeting each year is the annual Congress of the International Astronautical Federation ( IAF), the 49th of which took place this year from September 28 - October 2 in Melbourne, Australia.
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