Opinion

Critics Praise NASA Plan to Privatize International Space Station

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Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1998 – The Space Frontier Foundation praised a new plan by NASA to hand over operations of the International Space Station (ISS) to the private sector, and called for its immediate implementation. The “Commercial Development Plan for the International Space Station” recommends ISS be managed by a “non-governmental organization” to…

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Shuttle – Mir Program Hailed; Decision to Destroy Mir Called “Shortsighted”

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Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1998 – As the Space Shuttle returns today from its “last” mission to the Russian Mir space station, the Space Frontier Foundation hailed the Shuttle-Mir program for allowing Americans to experience long term spaceflight. The Foundation also urged the Russian space agency and the international private sector to examine means…

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NASA Space Loan Guarantees are “Dead on Arrival”

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Los Angeles, CA, June 10, 1998 – The Space Frontier Foundation today pronounced the idea of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) providing government-backed loans to builders of space vehicles “Dead On Arrival” with the American taxpayer. The space agency has publicly proposed using taxpayer funds to underwrite what could end up being billions…

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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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