Monthly Archives: April 2009

NASA May Abandon Plans for Moon Base

NASA may abandon plans for moon base NASA will probably not build an outpost on the moon as originally planned, the agency’s acting administrator, Chris Scolese, told lawmakers on Wednesday. His comments also hinted that the agency is open to … Continue reading

Posted in NASA, Space Policy, Space Settlement | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Space Elevator Conference 2009

Space Elevator Conference 2009 Explore the frontiers of space exploration this summer with a four-day conference on the Space Elevator in Redmond, Washington at the Microsoft Conference Center. Thursday, August 13 through Sunday, August 16, 2009 The Space Elevator is … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Space Transportation | Tagged | Leave a comment

Space Canada Promotes Solar Energy From Space

This video on solar energy from space, directed and narrated by CBC science adviser Bob McDonald, was presented for the first time to students from the Ontario Science Centre Science School and special guests including representatives of SPACE Canadas corporate … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Space Policy, Space Solar Power | 2 Comments

Refining Constellation

Refining Constellation’s plans to make 2015 – Hanley proposes major changes Citing schedule concerns and technical challenges, Constellation manager Jeff Hanley has outlined a series of proposed solutions to avoid further slips in the Ares/Orion schedule. Mr Hanley proposes deleting … Continue reading

Posted in NASA, Space Policy | Leave a comment

Lori Garver for NASA Administrator?

Lori Garver, former NASA Associate Administrator of Policy and Plans, and space policy adviser to Democratic politicians – who was expected to be named the new NASA Administrator earlier in the week according to sources – will lead a major … Continue reading

Posted in NASA, Space Policy | 3 Comments

Video of Steve Eves' Saturn V Launch

At about 1 p.m. April 25, 2009, Steve Eves went into the record books with the successful launch of his 1:10 scale Saturn V rocket. Steve Eves’ Saturn V Launch   Pictures

Posted in Event | Leave a comment

SpaceX Texas Test Site Tour Video

Posted in Movies, Space Transportation | Leave a comment

Become a Fan of Space Solar Power On Facebook

There is a new Space Solar Power Fan Page on Facebook. Joining this page will allow fans of SSP to be kept informed of the latest news and information at a time when things are moving fast and heating up rapidly. … Continue reading

Posted in Space Solar Power | Leave a comment

1/10 Scale Saturn 5 Model Rocket to Fly in Maryland on Saturday

One man’s quest to honor America’s Saturn V rocket – The story of the biggest scale model rocket ever built On April 25, 2009, history will be made. At Higgs Farm in Price, Maryland, Steve Eves will enter the history … Continue reading

Posted in Event | 4 Comments

ITAR Event in DC

Entrepreneurial Space and Export Control: Red Tape in the Final Frontier 29 Apr 2009 Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill Washington, DC A half-day event exploring the impact of America’s export control regime on the job growth, competitiveness, and capabilities … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Space Policy | Leave a comment