Opinion

Tomorrow’s Policy Changes Begin Today

December 17, 2013

Support Today and Receive a Limited Edition 25th Anniversary Gift “The horse is here to stay, but the automobile is only a novelty, a fad.” President of Michigan Savings Bank, 1903 “I think there is a world market for about five computers.” Chairman of IBM, 1943 “A rocket will never be able to leave the […]

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Disruptive Ideas Will Make Space Settlement a Reality

December 10, 2013

Support Today and Receive a Limited Edition 25th Anniversary Gift Imagine if you will…a young girl is getting ready to go to school, but first she takes her phone out of her pocket, takes a picture out the window, and posts on her Facebook page “It’s a beautiful day here on Mars…today I’m giving a […]

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Sustainability Is Not An Option

October 29, 2013

Space Frontier Foundation Laments $1.2 Billion J-2X Dead End Nyack, NY – The Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) is distressed by the announcement that the J-2X Engine will never fly. NASA has numerous projects running on tight budgets that could have used the now-vaporized resources spent on J-2X. The engine was developed under NASA’s now-defunct Constellation […]

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Gravity and Space Debris – A Realistic Threat

October 16, 2013

‘Gravity’, the new movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts, has been getting lots of press for its amazing cinematography and depiction of life in Earth orbit. The stunning visuals, along with the characters’ actions in space combined with the lack of sound are completely believable. That isn’t to say the film was […]

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Taking Space Education To The Next Level

August 26, 2013

Inspiring Teachers and Students Alike Nyack, NY August 26, 2013 Imagine the excitement of a student learning about space science by actually doing science. In many classrooms today, space science is nothing more than book study and a few tests.  Students read about the planets, maybe study a few galactic wonders and even get into […]

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There Is Another Way

August 7, 2013

Space Frontier Foundation Calls for a Sustainable Settlement Strategy led by NASA Washington DC, August 7, 2013 NASA has been without a worthwhile long-term goal or strategy since the Apollo Era, which was to put men on the Moon before the end of the 1960′s. The goal now should be the sustainable human settlement of […]

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Space Frontier Foundation Announces 2013 NewSpace Business Plan Competition

March 26, 2013

Nyack, NY March 26, 2013 — The Space Frontier Foundation today opened applications and announced the schedule for 2013 NewSpace Business Plan Competition. Applications and Executive Summaries can be submitted from now through May 29th.   On June 15th we will be notifying the finalists and they will have until July 12th to submit their full […]

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Dragon and SpaceX – Cargo delivery you can count on

October 10, 2012

Today, SpaceX showed that private companies can go where only government once dared to go.  With Dragon successfully berthing to ISS, even after an engine shutdown during the ascent of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle, private industry has shown it can overcome flight incidents and still complete the mission successfully and safely. During the launch […]

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RT.com Interview with our Executive Director, Jonathan Card

September 13, 2012

RT.com recently interviewed our Executive Director, Jonathan Card. They discuss the upcoming changes in commercial space and what it means for humanity and for business. http://bit.ly/PeANvI

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Note to Congress – Answer “Why Space?” Before You Open Our Pocket Book

February 17, 2012

With a budget increase in the Senate Launch System of $28.2 million, the various congressional reactions to the proposed NASA budget have provided a teachable moment for all of us

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