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Return to the Moon IV Conference a Success

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Houston, TX, July 20, 2002 – Lunar settlement experts gathering in Houston today urged the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to accept and expedite a recently recommended plan to return to the Moon, thus opening the door to eventual commercial settlement of Earth’s only satellite. Concluding its annual Lunar Development Conference, “Return to the Moon…

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Return to the Moon IV Conference

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Houston, TX, July 18, 2002 – In the shadows of the Johnson Space Center near Houston, TX, a group of private lunar engineers, enthusiasts and astronauts today looked to the future as they opened the Space Frontier Foundation’s annual Lunar Development Conference, Return to the Moon IV at Hilton NASA Clear Lake Hotel. The 3-day…

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Space Leaders to Chair Return to the Moon Conference

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Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 2002 – Apollo Astronaut John Young will join George Abbey, former head of the Johnson Space Center, and accomplished Planetary Scientist Dr. Wendell Mendell to Chair the Space Frontier Foundation’s fourth annual Return to the Moon Conference, to be held in Houston, July 18-19. The event, to be held across…

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The Museum of Flying to Host World Space Party

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Los Angeles, CA, March 15, 2002 – The Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, California will host the World Space Party on April 12, 2002. Sponsored in part by the Foundation, the party is the flagship Los Angeles event for Yuri’s Night, a celebration of Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight. As this movement has grown, so…

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Space Frontier Foundation Endorses Space Station “Tourist” Standards

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Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 2002 – The Space Frontier Foundation congratulated International Space Station Alpha partners for reaching a consensus on standards for visitors to the new orbital facility. Reacting to the release of NASA’s criteria for crewmembers and “tourist” visitors, the organization’s leaders expressed cautious optimism that NASA and the other space agencies…

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