Opinion

SpaceX Changes the Game in Space Flight

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The Space Frontier Foundation congratulated SpaceX for completing the world’s first commercial orbital spaceflight and recovery. “This flight will go down in history as a turning point for the opening of space to regular people,” said Foundation Co-Founder Rick Tumlinson. “It may not be Yuri Gagarin, but it is certainly the equivalent of Sputnik for commercial spaceflight!”

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Dear Frontier Ally,…

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We’ve won the first in a series of battles that could set our nation, and our planet, on a sustainable course towards the permanent human settlement of space. After all, that’s what we’re fighting for. Unlike many organizations, including our closest allies, we’re not just fighting for a piece of the $10 billion taxpayers invest in human spaceflight. We don’t just want a bigger piece. We want it all.

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Happy Holidays from the Space Frontier Foundation!

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In this period of Thanksgiving and giving in general, I want to thank you for what you have given to us. Thank you for your support in the form of writing, calling and sending out the message; thank you for standing up – even when its uncomfortable; thank you for volunteering your valuable time; and thank you for your donations.

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Opening a Railroad to Space

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Originally published by Robert Zubrin in Space News 10/4/2010 In the history of the American frontier, the opening of the transcontinental railroad was an epochal event. Almost instantly, the transit to the West Coast, which had previously required an arduous multi-month trek and a massive investment for an average family, became a quick and affordable…

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