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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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Pirates, Partnerships & Profits: Key Take-Aways from the 2015 AIAA Space Conference

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Pirates, Partnerships & Profits: Key Take-Aways from the 2015 AIAA Space Conference By Vera Mulyani, Mars City Design – a design competition creating future history Space Pirates – Blissful Ignorance Bob Vargo, assistant director in the engineering and science directorate at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, highlighted the extent to which cyber security for space systems…

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NewSpace Conference Calls for Programming Nominations, Announces 2016 Dates

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NewSpace Conference Calls for Programming Nominations, Announces 2016 Dates SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 – The Space Frontier Foundation announced today that its annual NewSpace conference will be held at the Motif Seattle hotel, June 21-23, 2016. For the first time, the commercial space industry conference will be accepting programming nominations, which must be…

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Space Industry Startup Competition Calls for Submissions from New York & Los Angeles, First

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Space Industry Startup Competition Calls for Submissions from New York & Los Angeles, First The NewSpace Business Plan Competition, which has awarded more than $100,000 of seed money in past cycles, announces first regional qualifying events for the 2015/2016 competition – New York (October) and Los Angeles (December). SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2015 –…

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