Opinion

Lunar Water Will Enable Humanity's Settlement of Space

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Washington, D.C., August 19, 2009 – The Space Frontier Foundation today congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and NASA on their joint discovery of water across the Lunar surface. “This discovery marks a turning point for humanity’s future in space,” remarked Foundation Director Berin Szoka. “Just as lumber, coal, and oil found in the…

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Augustine Committee Declares a New National Purpose in Space “Worthy of A Great Nation”

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The Space Frontier Foundation today hailed the “Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee,” also known as the “Augustine Committee,” for declaring a new overarching purpose for America’s national space enterprise: “the underlying reason why we do human spaceflight is the extension of human civilization beyond Earth“ The Committee’s public hearing in Cocoa Beach…

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Don't Flush the 'Colbert!'

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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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Seals Goes Zero-Gravity for Space Education

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Jeff Lester at The Coalfield Progress Norton, VA — When Megan Seals looks into the night sky, she sees out-of-this-world opportunities. The Big Stone Gap native and Fairfax County fifth-grade teacher believes the time has come to put more educators on space flights. They can inspire a new generation of kids to expand their horizons not just…

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The Galactic Purchase of a Russian Space Station

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By Rebecca Villaneda Palos Verdes resident Michael Potter recently showed his first documentary at the Sacramento International Film Festival. “Orphans of Apollo” is a true story about five space entrepreneurs behind the purchase of Russia’s Mir Space Station. Here, at the festival, Potter stands in front of a projected image of the actual station orbiting…

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Space Frontier Foundation uncovers massive conspiracy to keep America "contained"

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  Nyack, NY – April 1, 2009  12:00 AM Space Frontier Foundation uncovers massive conspiracy to keep America “contained” In a reversal of America’s old policy of containment, the Chinese government has initiated a well coordinated strategy to make certain that America cannot expand into the Solar System.A high level source in the Chinese government told us…

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Space Solar Power to be outlawed?

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In its first space policy proposal, the Obama has called for a ban on weapons in space.

In case you think I’ve accidentally posted this to the wrong forum, let me point something out: This would effectively outlaw Space Solar Power (and any other significant form of space development).

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