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Tito, Bigelow and Foundation Offer Vision of More Private Space Travelers at Washington Event

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Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 2001 – The Space Frontier Foundation, ProSpace, Bigelow Aerospace and FINDS sponsored a policy roundtable in the U.S. Senate office building today that presented the vision of other private space travelers following Dennis Tito into space. The room was packed as representatives of the Space Frontier Foundation, ProSpace, STA, NASA,…

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Space Frontier Foundation Congratulates NASA and ISS Partners on Historic Tito Flight Agreement, Group Calls for Setting of Visitor Standards

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Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2001 – The Space Frontier Foundation praised NASA and its International Space Station partners today for permitting U.S. citizen Dennis Tito to board Space Station Alpha as a Citizen Explorer, when he arrives there by Russian Soyuz rocket next month. Calling NASA’s agreement with the Russians “historic,” the Foundation urged…

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Let Tito Fly!

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Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 2001 – The Space Frontier Foundation called NASA’s refusal to let Russian guest cosmonaut Dennis Tito enter Johnson Space Center to complete training to fly aboard the International Space Station Alpha a major political blunder. By creating a virtual Iron Curtain around the NASA facility, current NASA management is demonstrating…

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White House Releases President’s 2002 Budget for NASA

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Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2001 – Rick Tumlinson, President of the Foundation, states: “This budget for NASA is a vast improvement over the past. We congratulate the Bush Administration and hope their focus on privatization signals the beginning of the long-awaited hand off of the Near Frontier from the government to the people.” National…

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