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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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VIDEO: 2015 – A Powerful Year for Commercial Spaceflight

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2015 Marks a Powerful Year for the Commercial Space Industry: -Omnibus bill: NASA receives full funding for 2016 fiscal year -CSLCA is signed into law, providing critical legislative clarity for the industry on important topics such as asteroid-mining rights and insurance protections -Blue Origin successfully recovers New Shepard after sub-orbital flight -SpaceX is certified by…

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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

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On Monday, Dec. 21, leading space startup, SpaceX, will launch an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket into Low Earth Orbit (LEO), deploying 11 ORBCOMM telecommunications satellites. SpaceX will then attempt a precision landing of the rocket’s first stage, which, if achieved, will revolutionize access to space, unlocking a new, accelerated chapter in human space exploration. Watch Live: http://www.spacex.com/webcast/…

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Statement: Space Frontier Foundation Celebrates Milestone Bill for Commercial Space Industry, Calls for Continued Government Support

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Statement: Space Frontier Foundation Celebrates Milestone Bill for Commercial Space Industry, Calls for Continued Government Support SILICON VALLEY, Calif. – The Space Frontier Foundation applauds the signing of the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (H.R. 2262) into law, and thanks all those involved in the passage of the landmark bill. With the passage of…

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“The Business of Space” via the International Business Times & Executive Director, Hannah Kerner

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Space Advocate Makes Business Case For Private Company Exploration Of Extraterrestrial Resources By Amy Nordrum @amynordrum a.nordrum@ibtimes.com Despite recent setbacks in space exploration, Hannah Kerner is still betting on its viability. The 22-year-old executive director of the Space Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose members represent an eclectic group of space-focused companies, notes that in the span of…

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ISPCS 2015 Round-Up, “Making a Difference”

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ISPCS 2015 Round-Up, “Making a Difference” Some 300 attendees gathered in Las Cruces, NM for the 11th annual InternationalSymposium on Personal and Commercial Spaceflight. The theme this year was “Making a Difference.” Here’s what you may have missed… The Launch Market Heats Up Orbital ATK is ready to get back into the space game after its October…

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Start-up NewSpace: What Entrepreneurs Should Know, Because Mark Watney Needs You

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Start-up NewSpace: What Entrepreneurs Should Know, Because (the Real) Mark Watney Needs You “The Martian” depicts a future most space-enthusiasts would drool over. But in reality, a future where humans make regular trips to other planets will require a lot of help from entrepreneurs, not just NASA. Fortunately, things are moving quickly. According to a…

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Communicating Effectively – Space Frontier Foundation Communications Director on the Space Show

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What: Today, making an impact in the space sector doesn’t mean you have to be a technologist or a scientist – the industry is and should be attracting people of all disciplines. Listen to Ally Abrams and host David Livingston discuss effective communications, how to engage and inspire the uninitiated and the experiences of a…

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