Press Releases

Space Frontier Foundation Endorses Humans2Mars Conference

April 10, 2014

Urges Members to “Show the Space Settlement Flag” at Washington Event Silicon Valley, CA - The Space Frontier Foundation urges its members and supporters to attend Explore Mars Inc.’s 2014 Humans2Mars (H2M) Summit in Washington, D.C. on April 22-24. Join us in letting our policy makers know how important human exploration and the settlement of Mars is to the future of both the U.S. […]

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The Settlement Enabling Test

March 18, 2014

The Space Frontier Foundation Releases a New Metric for Crafting Space Policy   Washington, DC – The Space Frontier Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new tool, the Settlement Enabling Test. This tool acknowledges that our fundamental goal in space exploration is large scale space settlement, and provides a way to determine […]

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A New Generation Takes the Lead at the Space Frontier Foundation

February 12, 2014

Board Announces Retirement of co-Founder Bob Werb and Election of Space Entrepreneur Jeff Feige as Chairman The Board of Directors of the Space Frontier Foundation announced today that Bob Werb, Co-Founder and long-time Chairman of the Board, has retired from the position, and that they have unanimously elected space entrepreneur Jeff Feige to take over […]

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Registration is Open for NewSpace 2014, Register Today!

January 23, 2014

Registration for the Space Frontier Foundation’s NewSpace 2014 Conference is now open! Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the commercial space industry and be a part of the NewSpace revolution. The conference will take place in Silicon Valley, CA, July 24-26, 2014. Register today at newspace.spacefrontier.org. NewSpace 2014 will feature a distinguished list of thought-provoking panels and […]

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M.A.R.S. Bound

December 11, 2013

Student Experiment Headed to the ISS on Antares Rocket When Amy McCormick’s class developed their science experiment studying Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), they could only dream of flying it to space. Their experiment won the Teachers In Space annual spaceflight contest and later this month, their dream will become a reality when it launches to […]

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Investing in the Future of NewSpace

October 31, 2013

Space Frontier Foundation Sponsors SpaceVision and Student BPC Nyack, NY – The Space Frontier Foundation is proud to announce its sponsorship of the SpaceVision 2013 conference and their Student Business Plan Competition (BPC). SpaceVision is run by the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS), making the sponsorship a direct investment in the […]

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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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NewSpace Business Plan Competition 2013 Winners Announced!

October 25, 2013

Silicon Valley, CA - Generation Orbit Launch Services has won first place and $100,000 in the 2013 NewSpace Business Plan Competition, presented yesterday by competition Project Manager, Tom Olson at Stanford University. Eligos, Inc earned second place in the competition, along with a $25,000 prize. 3rd place, and a $5,000* award were given to Raptor Space Services. Prospect […]

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Cygnus Berthing Delivers on NewSpace Promise

September 30, 2013

Orbital Sciences Corp. Proves COTS Success by Delivering Cargo to International Space Station  Nyack, NY - The Space Frontier Foundation congratulates Orbital Sciences Corporation on a successful berthing with the International Space Station (ISS), proving that investment in the NewSpace industry pays off in a big way. On September 18, 2013 Cygnus launched atop the Antares rocket, and 11 days […]

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NewSpace Business Plan Competition Announces 2013 Finalists

September 17, 2013

Fremont, California - The Space Frontier Foundation and the NewSpace Business Plan competition, in conjunction with their sponsors, are thrilled to announce the 2013 Business Plan Competition Finalists.  Finalists are listed below in alphabetical order. This year, the Newspace Business Plan Competition will be held on October 24th in California’s famed investor hot-spot, Silicon Valley and in partnership […]

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