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The Kennedy Legacy in Space

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When President Kennedy declared in 1962 that “We choose to go to the moon in this decade,” he could not possibly have known that our desire to recapture the lost glories of the Apollo years would put us in a holding pattern, repeating the same mistakes over and over, like a broken record, well into the 21st century. His speech was followed by seven years of breakthroughs—and 40 years of decline.

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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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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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NASA Announces Commercial ISS Cargo Winners: The Space Frontier Foundation Declares “Victory!”

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The Space Frontier Foundation is celebrating a cosmic holiday gift: NASA’s impending announcement that it will buy commercial cargo transportation services to resupply the International Space Station.  The U.S. civilian space agency is expected to award over $3 billion in firm-fixed-price contracts to two U.S. firms, NASA’s first-ever commercial service purchase for a major human space flight program. 

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