Category Archives: Space Tourism

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Space Adventures enters sub-orbital space tourism market

Space Adventures, Ltd., the only company currently providing human space mission opportunities to the world marketplace, announced that the company has entered into an exclusive marketing agreement with Armadillo Aerospace, LLC, a leading developer of reusable rocket powered vehicles. Space … Continue reading

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SpaceShipTwo makes first captive flight

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, now dubbed the VSS Enterprise, completed its first flight March 22 — a captive flight while attached to its mother ship, the White Knight Two. This very first captive carry was a huge success and both the … Continue reading

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South Korean Space Center Selects XCOR's Lynx for Suborbital Operations

December 17th – 18th, 2009, Mojave, CA, USA and Yecheon-gun, ROK: The Yecheon Astro Space Center announced today that it has selected XCOR Aerospace as its preferred supplier of suborbital space launch services. Operating under a wet lease model, XCOR … Continue reading

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NSS Congratulates Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites for Rollout of SpaceShipTwo

On December 7, 2009, in a star-studded ceremony at the Mojave Spaceport in Mojave, California, Virgin Galactic’s new commercial suborbital spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo (manufactured by Scaled Composites) was unveiled to the public for the first time. SpaceShipTwo, christened the “Enterprise”, is … Continue reading

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Space Ambassador Program Update

Dear Space Ambassadors, It’s truly exciting to see the development of the Space Ambassador Program nearing completion with a startup date rapidly approaching. I know there are over 3700 Space Ambassadors out there that are just as excited as we … Continue reading

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Finalists Selected for the Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition

Finalists Selected for the Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition After a thorough selection process, the Space Frontier Foundation is pleased to announce the 10 finalists for the Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition. The winner will be announced at the Apollo … Continue reading

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NewSpace Nation

NewSpace Nation: Americas Emerging Entrepreneurial Space Industry “Jeff Krukin has written a much needed and practical introduction to the evolving entrepreneurial space industry. Drawing on his experience as Executive Director of the Space Frontier Foundation and as a NewSpace business … Continue reading

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A Commentary on the Future of the American Space Program: I Get Who, What, Where & When but Why?

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Space Florida – Hindering Space Commericalization in Florida

According to the Orlando Sentinel’s article  Florida’s space boosters failed to launch, critics say  , Florida has spent nearly $50 million on an agency which is hampering space commercialization.  According to Elon Musk the agency introduces red tape into everything … Continue reading

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