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Space Frontier Foundation Urges NASA to Respect Popular Vote on New Name for Space Station Waste Recycling Module The Space Frontier Foundation urged NASA to respect the results of a nationwide contest to name a new waste re-cycling module for the International Space Station (ISS). The Foundation proposed using either the first or second place…

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Human Tended Suborbital Space

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I was wondering if anybody here attended the Human Tended Suborbital Space workshop at Ames in December.

If you are unfamiliar with this visit http://suborbitalex.arc.nasa.gov/.

  • Are they likely to get any real funding?
  • Can this be a significant market for the rocket companies?
  • Is there anything we can do in support of this?
  • Is ther anybody who might fund any such effort?
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Foundation Applauds Finding of Ice on Moon, Calls for Human Settlements

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Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1998 – The Space Frontier Foundation applauded Dr. Alan Binder and the members of the NASA funded Lunar Prospector Team for their discovery of ice on the Moon’s poles, and called for a human return to Earth’s neighbor. “This is incredible news,” stated Foundation President Rick Tumlinson. “The Moon has…

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Space Frontier Foundation Says NASA is Shortchanging a Global Warming Solution

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Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1998 – According to the Space Frontier Foundation, one solution to potential global warming lies buried within the newly released White House budget proposal. With little fanfare, a new “placeholder” line item in NASA’s budget could allocate $10 million over the next two years to study Space Solar Power (SSP)…

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You can’t go (Previously Unreleased Article)

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You can’t go by James A. M. Muncy (c)1994 Space Frontier Foundation This message is the <TBD>  in a series of Foundation essays designed to inform the internet public about the incredible possibilities awaiting us in space. Twenty-five years after Jamestown was settled, farmers were spreading deep into Virginia. Twenty-five years after Lewis and Clark’s…

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That’s all for now

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*************OPEN THE FRONTIER************* That’s all for now This message is the 25th and last in a series of Foundation essays designed to inform the Internet public about the incredible possibilities awaiting us in space. We hope to someday have the resources to expand this series to include a number of other issues but for now…

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Asteroids

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*************OPEN THE FRONTIER************* Asteroids The Opportunity Within The Threat By Dr. George Friedman This message is the 24th in a series of Foundation essays designed to inform the Internet public about the incredible possibilities awaiting us in space. Since the days of the Apollo moon landings, advances in four previously unrelated scientific fields have combined…

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Gerard K. O’Neill, Part 1

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*************OPEN THE FRONTIER************* Gerard K. O’Neill Part 1 Father of Space Settlements By Frank White (c) Copyright, Frank White, 1995, All Rights Reserved This message is the 21st in a series of Space Frontier Foundation essays designed to inform the Internet public about the incredible possibilities awaiting us in space and the sixth in Frank…

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