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Rock and Roll Legends Pull Together to Perform at Playboy Mansion 2001 Gala Honoring Sir Arthur C. Clarke; All-Star Roster Includes Jeffrey Baxter (Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers); Slim Jim Phantom; Lee Rocker (Stray Cats) and Teddy Undriatis (Alice Cooper)

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Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 2001 – The Arthur C. Clarke 2001 Gala set to take place on November 15th continues to add momentum to its star-studded program. The SCI FI Channel and United Financial of Illinois are the presenting sponsors of the event hosted by The Space Frontier Foundation and produced by Diamond Sky…

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Arthur C. Clarke 2001 Gala Set to Take Place in LA on November 15th Co-Chairs include Prestigious List of Leaders: Tom Hanks, Larry King, James Cameron, Hugh M. Hefner, Jim Lovell, (To Name a Few)

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Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 2001 – On Thursday, November 15th, CNN’s Larry King will emcee the Arthur C. Clarke 2001 Gala in Los Angeles. The 2001 Gala will honor Sir Arthur, eminent scientist and author of “2001, A Space Odyssey” before the year 2001 comes to an end. The SCI FI Channel and United…

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MirCorp Reaches Agreement for Development of the World’s First Private Space Station; New Commercial Orbital Facility to Accommodate Up to Three Visitors for 20-day Stays

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Moscow, Russia; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Alexandria, Virginia, September 4, 2001 – MirCorp today announced it has reached a historic agreement for the design, development, launch and operation of the world’s first private space station. The MirCorp orbital facility, currently named Mini Station 1, will accommodate three visitors for stays of up to 20 days at…

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Space Frontier Foundation to Host Clarke Gala

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Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 2001 – The Space Frontier Foundation will host the Clarke Gala at the Playboy Mansion on November 15, 2001. Our Master of Ceremonies is Larry King; Co-chairs are Tom Hanks, James Cameron, Alvin Toffler, Hugh Hefner, Buzz Aldrin, Frank Drake of the SETI Institute, James Lovell and actor Bill Paxton….

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Foundation Congratulates XCOR on Historic Flight

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Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 2001 – A small company in California has built and flown a rocket-powered aircraft. Called the EZ-Rocket, this craft heralds a new era in rocketry and the development of safe, reusable rockets for manned flight. Below is an excerpt from their press release: XCOR Aerospace today announced that it has…

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Space Frontier Foundation Welcomes Robert Bigelow and Bigelow Aerospace as a Sponsor for Return to the Moon III Conference

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Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 2001 – The Space Frontier Foundation announced that Robert Bigelow and Bigelow Aerospace of Las Vegas, Nevada has become a major sponsor for the third annual Lunar Development Conference, Return to the Moon III (RTM III), to be held at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, July 19th through 21st, 2001. Rick…

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