Change is Coming to NASA Space Launch

Change is Coming to NASA Space Launch

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Change is coming to the US space program. At last! Real, dramatic and tangible change in both its effect and the course it will create in this nation’s future in space. It is long past time for us to try something different, as what we have been doing in our human space program since Apollo has been a failure of epic proportions.

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Partnerships Will Get Humans to Mars

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In April, SpaceX announced its agreement with NASA for a mission to Mars. This was the perfect piece of news to precede one of the most notable topics at this year’s Humans to Mars Summit: public-private partnerships. As highlighted at the Humans to Mars Summit by Richard French, staff technologist at the NASA Space Technology…

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5 Space Companies Earth Needs

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Protecting Earth is not a job for just one day. From space, companies are uncovering new, unique opportunities to sustain Earth. Planet Labs In the next year, Planet Labs will have the largest constellation of satellites in space gathering data from Earth 24/7. This space startup leverages their imagery data to monitor agriculture programs that…

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Explore Space, Sustain Earth

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Explore Space, Sustain Earth Earth Day 2016 comes on the heels of exciting achievements in the commercial space industry in the form of reusable technology. Today, we must look up in order to protect what is beneath our feet. The goal of exploring space is not to leave our fragile planet behind, but rather to…

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The Billionaire Space Debate

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Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner – are they extremely wealthy? Yes, but space is not a hobby for these billionaires. Using lessons they learned from e-commerce, technology and aerospace, they are driving extreme growth in the space industry. These individuals can clearly see the enormous potential space offers – just as they saw the…

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April 25: Entrepreneurial Space Business Training

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What Entrepreneurial Space Business Training, approved for two AIAA Continuing Education Credits , is a comprehensive, nine-week course that addresses the key aspects of design, systems engineering, space applications, business and finance fundamentals in the space industry. This will include discussion of the “Commercial Leverage Model” which provides a good conceptual model and practical framework…

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Space Frontier Foundation Advances Renewed Cause for Space Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Settlement with Unified Vision

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Space Frontier Foundation Advances Renewed Cause for Space Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Settlement with Unified Vision FREMONT, Calif., April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Space Frontier Foundation announced a new strategy and commitment to entrepreneurship in the space industry that will drive the nonprofit organization’s activities and initiatives over the next five years. The Foundation also…

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Right Goal, Right Time: SEDS Act

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For years, the space community has supported the goal of extending human existence to deep space by establishing permanent settlements. It is now widely accepted that this goal is not only the right goal at the right time, but it is achievable. Introduction of the SEDS Act (HR 4752) affirms what we already know: that…

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Statement: The Race is On – Space Frontier Foundation Congratulates SpaceX on Breakthrough Rocket Recovery

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Statement The Race is On – Space Frontier Foundation Congratulates SpaceX on Breakthrough Rocket Recovery SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. – Dec. 21, 2015 – The Space Frontier Foundation commends SpaceX and its hundreds of pioneering employees on the successful ORBCOMM-2 Falcon 9 launch, and most excitingly, the recovery and precision landing of the rocket’s first stage….

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