The law of demand is working in commercial space. Prices fall, demand rises. ISPCS 2012 is focused on factors influencing demand for the commercial space products now in production and those to come. Get access to the leaders working to increase demand for commercial space products and services. Register Now. Early Bird registration closes Friday, September 14.
Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico
Philip McAlister, Director of Commercial Spaceflight, NASA Headquarters
Where are we supposed to meet? Here or down at the outfitters? Beats me was the answer…again. I was with a group of speakers at a conference, and we were headed to the speaker’s dinner at the Sami camp. The Sami are the native people who live above the arctic circle in Lapland. They are reindeer herders. Their art is spare, similar to Zuni imagery, their songs resemble cowboy yodeling. Once again, the out of ...
ISPCS proudly announces 30-year industry veteran, Roger Krone, President of Network and Space Systems for The Boeing Company, will be a keynote speaker at the 2012 event. Highlights of Krone's keynote will include: • The importance of competitiveness and innovation for all facets of the aerospace and defense industry • Boeing's efforts to develop a low-cost crew transportation vehicle, as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) initiative • The value ...
When I tell people I am in the commercial space business, I now use a hand gesture. I point up. Otherwise they think I sell in commercial space in warehouses, or in shopping malls. I have been traveling a great deal in these past three weeks. The more I work to build our industry, the more I realize I am a poor communicator. I need better tools and more collaborators who are clear about the ...
The lawnmower telescope is my favorite Clyde Tombaugh telescope, built so he could move it around the backyard. Dr. Tombaugh was raised on a farm like many of the students he taught. Students scientists have pickups and tool boxes. They build instruments, they design housing for experiments, they invent, experiment and test their instruments. Ellington Field near Houston is where astronauts and NASA researchers flight test experiments.
Through New Mexico Space Grant, I have funded over ...
What do Pros Ranch market and going back to the moon have in common? Hint #1: it’s about looking around to see what isn’t happening. We are not going to Juarez or the moon. Right now, both are out of reach. Hint #2: it is about opportunity. Hint #3: it’s about us.
Why do I care about another grocery store coming to town? And why is the media and everyone ...
Mr. Bigelow's keynote speech is next in our series of podcasts from ISPCS 2011.
Watch Now-a short one minute clip
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Learn more about the amazing experience of gliding back to earth from space. Let the experts show you how they did it. Listen to cockpit conversations. Most of all... Enjoy this weeks ISPCS podcast. Watch Now
Click here for our first podcast, George Nield's "10 Actions to Increase National Competitiveness". Also see text of audience questions for Associate Administrator Nield. "This new service is part of our ongoing commitment to inform the commercial space community and foster growth of national competitiveness in the aerospace ...
I already know the answer. So here’s the question, is it possible to get decent weather predictions for winter now that we know about La Nina? Recently Jeff Anderson, an NMSU Horticulturalist, suggested to Diana Alba in a Sun News article, the long range forecast for southern New Mexico indicates the strong effects from La Niña may mean we have another cold winter ahead of us. The recent rains and cold temperatures over the Thanksgiving ...
Did you know the United States copied a Russian space plane called the BOR-4 and adapted it in the 1990’s to a manned orbital space plane called the HL 20? On Tuesday, November 8th, I went to the Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) plant in Livingston, Colorado, accompanied by Carl Ehrlich, the manager of the Rockwell study team who worked on the HL 20 program in the 1990’s. We were guests of Mark Sirangelo, ...
On-line registrationfor ISPCS 2011 will close Oct. 14, and on-site registration may be limited as this valuable conference is close to sold out.
Panel sessions at ISPCS 2011 will feature a range of discussions among thought leaders on the most pressing topics facing the commercial space industry’s future, including innovation, regulation, sub-orbital and orbital vehicle development and where humans may fit in the mix. Visit the website tab “Program 2011”to see the full agenda....
Source: FLORIDA TODAY
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket would've cost almost three times as much to design, build and fly if it were done the way NASA usually does things.
It's no shock that a small private company could field a rocket faster and cheaper, than the big, entangled government space program. It's somewhat surprising, however, to see someone put to paper how much more money it costs taxpayers when the government develops a rocket ...
As the commercial and personal spaceflight industry has developed in recent years, the annual ISPCS meeting has begun to draw the attendance of executives from the multi-national aerospace companies who have long been part of government-sponsored space programs. One such attendee is Tim Luddeke, Director of Strategy and Business Development at ATK, who will be attending his third conference this October.
“ATK has been a big part of NASA spaceflight many, many years,” said ...
Five people who have registered for ISPCS 2011 by September 30 will be randomly chosen to attend the Speakers and Sponsors reception hosted by New Mexico State University President Barbara Couture.
The names of five attendees will be drawn to attend the invitation-only event, set for 5:30 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 18, at the New Mexico State University Golf Course. Register today and you may get to attend this exclusive gathering!
Attendees report each year that the networking opportunities with industry pioneers and innovators are a key reason they keep making the annual pilgrimage to New Mexico for ISPCS, and this year's conference promises the same access to the spaceflight industry's thought and business leaders.
"ISPCS is the best place to meet the entrepreneurs and emerging players in commercial spaceflight," said Clay Mowry, President of Arianespace USA, a major sponsor of the conference for many ...
Corporate Vice President, Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems inside Dream Chaser flight simulator speaking about this year’s International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
In 1999, two graduate students, Ralph Gibson, and John Versluis, submitted a proposal under our Graduate Student Research Program at New Mexico Space Grant. They wanted to determine if it was possible to have the Apollo 11 landing site at Tranquility base designated a World Heritage site. This project became a tale of passion, perseverance and respect for the heritage of man’s first footprints on the Moon. You can visit the website at http://spacegrant.nmsu.edu/lunarlegacies.
Tim Pickens, Chief Propulsion Engineer Dynetics and upcoming ISPCS speaker...Selling shovels to miners: Building the commercial space supply chain.
Bob Carlton, VP, Desert Aerospace
Register today for ISPCS 2011 and take advantage of the $100 pre-registration cost savings.
Pat Hynes preparing for ISPCS 2011 and talking about Space News article featuring Charles Miller on
"Institutional investors seek profit potential in Commercial Space."
George Nield speaking at ISPCS 2011
LeRoy Maughan, a senior consultant with the respected Franklin Covey organization, will speak at ISPCS 2011 on how trust and collaboration within and across organizations can change everything.
“Integrating trust as our own human operating system opens our commerce to greater potential,” Maughan said recently in a conversation with ISPCS Chair Patricia Hynes. “Trust is an operating system of great potential in commerce. The ability to establish, grow, extend, and restore trust with customers, ...
ISPCS 2011 will continue to emphasize rich content in sessions as we evolve building hardware and human capacity to engineer complex systems. Whether it is a crew vehicle or a complex organizational collaboration, we have to do them well, as all eyes are on this industry to succeed.
Dr. George Nield, Associate Administrator of the FAA AST, shared his thoughts with me recently on the balanced approach he believes necessary to support growth of commercial space, ...
The agenda for ISPCS 2011 and Space Week in New Mexico includes new events for Tuesday and a Friday tour of the almost-completed Spaceport America.
ISPCS sessions will engage speakers and the audience on the continuous momentum of the commercial spaceflight industry, fueled by industry execution, government support, current collaborations, technical innovations, and to the ...
When I travel, it is usually for work. Right now the heavy summer travel season is winding down. Yet, the planes are full with students heading off to college. Between squeezing in the last vacation of the summer and students going to college, the planes were full and so were the airports, including the El Paso International Airport. Crowded skies will continue to be part of the travel experience, and the FAA is working to ...
“ISPCS gives attendees direct access to key policy and decision makers who impact the personal and commercial spaceflight industry,” said Franceska Schroeder, Principal in the Washington, DC office of the law firm Fish & Richardson. “Interesting and important conversations that begin during the sessions carry over into the exhibit hall and networking events. These exchanges are invaluable.”
The theme of ISPCS 2011 is Business at the Speed of Innovation. The conference will showcase ...
Whether coming to the conference again or for the first time, attendees at ISPCS 2011 will gain invaluable insight into the current state of the commercial spaceflight industry and an understanding of the progress being made in vehicle development, crew safety, spaceport operations and space research opportunities.
Aerospace consultant, entrepreneur, and Stevens Institute of Technology industry professor Debra Facktor Lepore, who came to ISPCS for the first time in 2010, said she is again ...
ISPCS 2011 will once again provide attendees with unsurpassed opportunities to network between the sessions in the Commercial Space Exhibit Hall, the museum courtyard and at evening social events.
One regular attendee, Janet Karika, Jacobs Director of Interagency Launch Programs, said the people she talks to outside of the ISPCS sessions provide her with invaluable insight into the commercial space business.
"ISPCS is a unique forum where entrepreneurs and executives from established space ...
Lori Garver will speak on the role of government agencies in supporting innovation in commercial spaceflight during her keynote address at ISPCS 2011.
Garver will discuss NASA's commercial crew development program and other initiatives aimed at helping develop the U.S. commercial spaceflight industry.
Early-bird Registration for ISPCS 2011 Opens July 1
Register now and save $150 on your 2011 ISPCS registration. The value of the commercial spaceflight industry's innovations and technologies will be showcased in both the presentations and exhibits at ISPCS 2011.
"As we create new technologies, there is also value in creating competitive advantages that drive business growth in the emerging commercial space industry," said Patricia Hynes, ISPCS chair. "Speakers and exhibitors coming to ISPCS continue to ...
ISPCS Chair Pat Hynes recently had a conversation with Robert Bigelow, Founder and President of Bigelow Aerospace, about innovation and the commercial space industry.
"There is no single step by step process that necessarily applies to the creation of all technologies. The challenge is to select the most elegant solution," Bigelow said. "Ideas are easy to come by. The efficacy of the idea is what is important."
Bigelow will be one of a number of successful ...
NASA's 'Summer of Innovation Program' sponsored the third annual launch at Spaceport America for hundreds of students in New Mexico, Texas and Arizona
By ABC-7 Reporter Jill Galus
POSTED: 1:21 pm MDT May 20, 2011
UPDATED: 7:10 pm MDT May 20, 2011
New Mexico -- A shiny, metallic reflection at Spaceport America may not look look like much from far away, but it is actually the launch pad where the SL-5 rocket took off into space Friday morning.
"I've never ...
By Ramon Renteria EL PASO TIMES
Posted: 05/21/2011 12:56:13 AM MDT
UPHAM, N.M. - Maybe it wasn't exactly Cape Canaveral, but 800 students had at least 21 reasons to celebrate what they described as an awesome aerospace adventure.
At 7:21 a.m. Friday, a nervous Aileen Montana of El Paso twisted a knob that hurled a 20-foot rocket with 21 student experiments from the desert floor 72 miles into space within three minutes. Estimated speed: 3,800 mph.
Montana, 14, an ...
NM spaceport hosts launch of student experiments
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press © 2011 The Associated Press
May 20, 2011, 5:14PM
UPHAM, N.M. - In the remote desert of southern New Mexico, hundreds of students from across the state, Arizona and Texas gathered at dawn Friday to watch as a rocket whisked a year's worth of their work into space.
The SL-5 rocket lifted off following a bright flash as engineers from UP Aerospace supervised ...
We have liftoff: El Paso, New Mexico students eager to see results of rocket launch
Posted: 05/21/2011 10:48:45 AM MDT
SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. -- Maybe it wasn't exactly Cape Canaveral, but 800 students had at least 21 reasons to celebrate what they described as an awesome aerospace adventure.
At 7:21 a.m. Friday, a nervous Aileen Montana of El Paso twisted a knob that hurled a 20-foot rocket with 21 student experiments from ...
Updated: Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 6:04 PM MDT
Published : Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 6:03 PM MDT
Reporter: Bob Martin
LAS CRUCES, NM (KRQE) - Some fiery hot New Mexico green chile is about to get a ride on a fiery hot rocket.
A project to roast chile in space is one of three dozen experiments by New Mexico school kids and college students that will lift off on a NASA-funded flight Friday.
click here to view entire story: ...
Andrew Nelson, Chief Operating Officer of XCOR Aerospace, talked with ISPCS Chair Pat Hynes recently about how commercial space companies are torn between widely sharing advances in knowledge and protecting valuable intellectual property.
"You have to have a certain amount of core competency or you can't be in the commercial space business," said Nelson. "The core competency of most industry competitors right now is engines, and we are starting to build a patent portfolio around the ...
NASA has competitively awarded contracts valued at $269 million to four companies that are developing vehicles to take cargo and crew to the International Space Station. The firms are Blue Origin, SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Space Systems and Boeing, the first three of which are privately held.
The four are working on different designs of vehicles that could service the space station. NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has said he would like to see all four companies succeed, ...
A major expansion of the ISPCS venue will provide exhibitors and attendees both indoor and outdoor exhibit areas. For the first time, the new indoor Commercial Space Exhibit Hall will provide larger booth spaces and the capability for technology demonstrations as commercial space companies showcase their technology innovations.
Exhibits will provide attendees with a deeper understanding of expansive technologies and projects that have been developed by companies operating in the commercial spaceflight sector.
"The Commercial Space ...
At 3:30pm EST today (03.31.11), SEDS-USA Chairman Rick Hanton sent our a letter to many congressional staffers, the white house, and a variety of media outlets
from over 250 students stating their belief in the promise of commercial
spaceflight in the United States (click here to read the entire letter)
After analyzing the results of a test on the parachute system for the SL-5 rocket, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC) Director Dr. Patricia Hynes has rescheduled the SL-5 Student Launch to Friday, May 20. Engineers from UP Aerospace conferred with NMSGC launch officials and it was determined that, even though the drop test was successful, a portion of flight hardware became entangled during recovery and was damaged. Safe return of the students' 27 onboard ...
The U.S. commercial space transportation industry has a $208 billion impact on the U.S. economy and supports over one million jobs. ISPCS 2011 will focus on how space transportation technologies and processes will contribute to the global economy for years to come. The recently released FAA 2011 Commercial Space Transportation report highlights growing capability and capacity across multiple segments of the commercial space sector.
"The commercial space transportation segment of the aerospace industry continues ...
The panel discussions and exhibits at ISPCS 2011 will revolve around the theme of "Business at the Speed of Innovation," underscoring how technical advances are driving the success of companies in the commercial space industry.
"The early pioneers of the space industry had the confidence and the trust to share their ideas with others so that launch and vehicle technology could develop as quickly as possible," said Patricia Hynes, ISPCS Chair. "The aerospace industry will continue ...
Spaceflight activity in New Mexico edged up another notch with the signing of Virgin Galactic's first commercial customer and the naming of Christine Anderson, a retired Air Force official, to head the state's Spaceport Authority and Spaceport America
Anderson spent 30 years as a civilian with the Air Force and has wide experience in leading space programs for the service. Among her assignments, she led the Space Vehicles Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory ...
An agenda of speakers and exhibits focused on the theme of "Business at the Speed of Innovation" is being planned for ISPCS 2011, to be held October 19-20 during Space Week in New Mexico
"Our conference continues to be the industry's leading gathering of innovators with new technologies, risk taking entrepreneurs, and customers creating demand for commercial space products," said Patricia Hynes, ISPCS Chair.
Mark your calendars now to attend this important conference, now in its 7th ...
Gov. Susana Martinez has reappointed three members to the board of New Mexico Spaceport Authority and named four new members to round out the governing authority for Spaceport America, the state's premier commercial space facility.
Jerry Stagner, Benjamin Woods and Richard Holdridge have been reappointed to the board, with Holdridge in the position of chairman. The new directors are Irvin Diamond, an Albuquerque CPA; Sid Gutierrez, a former astronaut now with Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque; ...
Rick Homans, Executive Director of Spaceport America, announced that he was resigning his position, effective Friday. "It has been a privilege to serve, and I wish all of you the greatest success as you take this project onward and upward." Rick Homans. Click here to read letter of resignation
Rick Homans, Executive Director of Spaceport America, announced today that he was resigning his position, effective Friday. Homans played a vital role in recruiting Virgin Galactic as the anchor tenant at Spaceport America. He was a frequent speaker at ISPCS, and we wish him all the best in his next venture.
Another resignation this week was Will Whitehorn, who stepped down as Ppresident of Virgin Galactic. CEO George Whitesides will now assume the added ...
For those of you who came to ISPCS 2010, thank you for being part of the largest gathering we have ever had to network and to hear a range of conversations about personal and commercial spaceflight. As you heard, our keynote speaker, NASA Associate Administrator Lori Garver, listed 10 reasons in her talk of why she agreed to speak at our conference. Among them: "There has been a lot of heat on the topic of ...
Friday, October 15, at midnight EDT is the deadline for online registration for ISPCS 2010. More than 400 commercial spaceflight industry leaders have already registered for the Oct. 20-21 event. If there is still space, registration may be available at the door.
Register as soon as possible if you hope to attend ISPCS 2010! A record of more than 400 leaders in the commercial space industry have already registered for the Oct. 20-21 conference. This is a must attend event.
The conference, the centerpiece of Space Week in New Mexico, will provide attendees an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities facing the commercial spaceflight industry, in this unique economic and political environment.
See the full program at http://www.ispcs.com/program_2010.php.
The agenda for ISPCS 2010 is now online, providing attendees a glimpse of the panels and discussions they will be participating in during Space Week in New Mexico this October.
This year's program features keynote speakers both mornings of the conference: Pulitzer-prize winning author Neil Sheehan on how the U.S. ballistic missile program led to key developments in rocket technology, and NASA Associate Administrator Lori Garver on the agency's new push for commercial space.
See the full ...
Be sure to register early for ISPCS 2010 to secure one of the limited spaces to witness the historic first long-distance capture-carry flight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo aboard WhiteKnightTwo as it flies over Spaceport America.
"October 22nd will be a momentous development in the history of space and the commercialization of space activity," said Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson. "The new runway at Spaceport America will be finished and the exterior fabric of our own ...
Raising capital to support a commercial space business strategy is a challenge for nearly all entrepreneurs. Lee Rand, Partner with Sun Mountain Capital, will lead a discussion by three business executives on the questions to ask investors, the different paths for different business models and the challenges of finding funding source. The panelists are:
•Grant Anderson, VP of engineering and co-founder of Paragon Space Systems.
•Mark Sirangelo, EVP of Sierra Nevada Corporation and chair of the ...
Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator of NASA, will discuss planning for NASA's programs in science, aeronautics, and human space flight, including the agency's latest plans for commercial access to space, in her keynote address at the ISPCS conference during Space Week in New Mexico.
Garver is the number two official at the agency behind Administrator Charles Bolden.
"Lori's leadership has been vital to getting people in and out of ...
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Neil Sheehan to Deliver
Keynote at ISPCS on Wednesday, October 20
Neil Sheehan's long awaited epic "A Fiery Peace in a Cold War," will be the focus of the ISPCS Wednesday Keynote. The never-before-released history of the ICBM program is traced through the career of its visionary leader Air Force General Bernard Schriever, the civilian patrons, defense intellectuals and aerospace entrepreneurs who helped a new industry - ...
Held October 20 and 21 During Space Week in New Mexico
The sixth annual International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS 2010) is accepting Early Bird registrations beginning July 1st and is offering a $50 discount for attendees who register prior to October 2.
This year's conference, expected to attract over 400 company executives, government officials and industry and university researchers, will be held in Las Cruces on Wednesday and ...
ISPCS 2010 to Provide Forum for ‘Dialogue' on a Range of Topics Important to Commercial Spaceflight
From an opening session that explores the historic, ongoing link between the founders of the Space Age and today's commercial space industry, to an exploration of the current status of today's advances in space technology, ISPCS 2010 will focus on people and their achievements.
"The forward momentum of the commercial space industry is unmistakable," said Patricia Hynes, conference chair. "SpaceX ...
At ISPCS, small business leaders consistently say each year that the expertise from the heritage industry members create the collaborative path toward long-term success. Small companies grow into large companies, one success leads to another.
"When creating change, small is good," said Pat Hynes, ISPCS Chair. "Small successes build confidence and skill. Our student experiments made it to space on Tuesday. Two hundred students can say they created hardware that has been to space. ...
Open registration is closed. Register by telephone only!
Call 575-646-6414 for more information.
Students at a number of colleges next month will run scientific experiments aboard payloads launched under a program funded by the in part by ISPCS sponsors and attendees, ongoing proof that ISPCS sponsors and attendees have a tangible impact on greater access to space.
"The student launch program is one manifestation of how attendees at our conference make a contribution to getting payloads into space by helping support our educational program," said conference chair Patricia Hynes, ...
REGISTER NOW for the 2nd Annual Student Launch from Spaceport America!
Date: May 4th, 2010
Time: 6:00 am
Staging Times and Locations
North (Truth or Consequences) - 3:30 am - Old IGA Parking Lot
South (Las Cruces) - 2:30 am - Kmart Parking Lot - Highway 70
Please contact Aaron Perez, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
The goal of the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight is to bring people together to help grow the industry. The people involved in this business are the commercial spaceflight industry's first and best asset. It's the compelling people and what they do that make this conference a success. New companies are entering the market while large companies are exiting the market. The spaceflight industry is enabling companies to enter at a smaller ...
We will have robotics displays, student experiments and a rocket launch. Register NOW!
Let us know if you are coming out.
Educational focused launch @ Spaceport America (new Mexico)
Posted by admin under Spaceport America , UP Aerospace
Source: Press Release
MARCH 30, 2010
SECOND ANNUAL EDUCATION LAUNCH AT SPACEPORT AMERICA
LAS CRUCES - As part of New Mexico Space Grant Consortium's mission to promote space programs and education to New Mexico students and educators, the second annual Education Launch will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 1 from Spaceport America. http://62mileclub.com/62mileblog/?p=2112
IAF Interview with Patricia Hynes
Patricia Hynes serves as the director for the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium and NASA EPSCoR, both programmes are funded by the United State Congress and administered by NASA.
Dr Hynes is the Chair of the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight.
As director of NASA's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), could you explain about EPSCoR and its place in the US space effort?
EPSCoR is ...
WhiteKnightTwo and VSS Enterprise will flyover Spaceport America at the inauguration of the runway at Spaceport America. This will be the first long distance test flight of the VG spaceship and mothership system as part of the celebrations inaugurating the completion of the runway at Virgin Galactic's future home - Spaceport America.
A flyover on October 22 of the two craft will be a unique event enabling attendees to see both the spaceport and the vehicles. ...
Commenting on the historic flight, Burt Rutan said: "This is a momentous day for the Scaled and Virgin Teams. The captive carry flight signifies the start of what we believe will be extremely exciting and successful spaceship flight test program." Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Galactic added: "Seeing the finished spaceship in December was a major day for us but watching VSS Enterprise fly for the first ...
The best way to control the future is to create it! Many of us have heard this, some live by it. The heritage space companies meet with new space companies at ISPCS to address the expanding commercial space industry, with a focus on safe, low cost, and reliable vehicles and operations, in a reasonable enabling regulatory environment. Please join us as we work to create ...
Obama's ‘Game-changing' NASA Plan Folds Constellation, Bets Commercial
By Amy Klamper and Brian Berger
U.S. President Barack Obama. Credit: NASA Photo by Bill Ingalls
U.S. President Barack Obama. Credit: NASA Photo by Bill Ingalls Enlarge Image
WASHINGTON - Launching the future of U.S. human spaceflight on an uncertain trajectory, President Barack Obama surprised lawmakers and industry with a budget proposal that scraps NASA's Moon-bound Constellation program in its entirety and bets a chunk of the savings on ...
Statement by Charlie Bolden
February 1, 2010
NASA Budget Press Conference
Good afternoon. I'm Charlie Bolden, and I am excited to be presenting to you the President's budget request for NASA in fiscal year 2011, my first budget as NASA Administrator. more
Posted: Saturday, October 24, 2009 1:30 AM by Alan Boyle
Artwork shows NASA's Ares I rocket lofting an Orion crew vehicle toward orbit.
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction: That law applies to rocket science, and apparently to an independent review panel's report on
NASA's rocket options as well. click here for more
Greason: It's time to base U.S. space policy on the "truth"
posted by Robert Block on Oct 23, 2009 10:41:25 AM
Jeff Greason is a founder of XCOR Aerospace company,
the Personal Spaceflight Federation, and one of the most
outspoken members of the White House's Review of
United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee. click here to read more
Because sometimes the most important orbit is the Beltway...
Final WH decision: wait till February?
October 22, 2009 at 8:42 pm · (Filed under Congress, NASA, White House)
Shortly after the Augustine committee released its final report, Alan Ladwig of NASA spoke at the luncheon of the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in New Mexico. click here for more