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SFF Urges All to Forward the Frontier at ISDC 2012

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Space Proponents Should Bring their Support for Settlement to D.C.   The National Space Society‘s 2012 International Space Development Conference will take place in Washington D.C. on May 24-28 and the Space Frontier Foundation enlists it’s members to bring the fight for space settlement to the nation’s capital. Join space industry leaders and help craft the future of…

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Save $125 Off the Seasteading Conference Registration!

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      Friends of the Space Frontier Foundation Get a $125 Discount on Registration   The Seasteading Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to enable seasteading communities – floating cities in international waters – which will allow the next generation of pioneers to peacefully test new political and social systems. Their efforts could lead to advances applicable to…

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Introducing the Inaugural Spacecraft Technology Expo

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Expo Showcases the Latest in Spacecraft, Satellite, Launch Vehicle and Space-Related Technologies   May 2012 marks the launch of a new show dedicated to bringing together global decision makers, engineers, and the supply chain involved in spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies. The Space Frontier Foundation invites you to take part in the inaugural Spacecraft Technology…

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SFF Recommends the 2012 Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference

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The Southwest Research Institute’s Next-Generation Suborbital Research Conference brings together researchers from academia, industry and government to find dramatic solutions for reaching space. Held in Palo Alto, CA on February 27-29, 2012, this conference informs and listens to the suborbital community on how to increase opportunities for experimentation, education, market expansion and technology development. The Space Frontier Foundation recommends that those in our community looking to support and expand the usage of suborbital space register today. Advanced registration ends February 10th and is available at nsrc.swri.org.

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Hoping for a Holiday in Space!

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This holiday please give a gift to our volunteers and yourself by donating to the Space Frontier Foundation. You’ll be supporting a future where we have to figure out how to get a Christmas tree to the moon. A future where all science teachers are expected to have experienced spaceflight, picking a spaceline ticket is done on Orbitz, and ‘asteroid miner’ is a common job description. So after hanging up your geeky space ornaments (we admit to having several), visit spacefrontier.org/donate.

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Commercial Crew Development Defies Death by Sticking to Space Act Agreements.

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The Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) congratulates NASA on the smart decision to continue to utilize Space Act Agreements (SAA) over the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Many feared that the pressure to use the restrictive FAR contracts would be the death of the Commercial Crew Development program (CCDev). With this victory the program, and America’s ability to reach the ISS, gets a second chance. This positive evolution of how NASA works with vehicle contractors will boost the competitive development of multiple launch providers and the NewSpace economy. The goal of achieving low cost, reliable access to space is simply better for it.

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