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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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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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