Monthly Archives: June 2009

Uranium Moon

Uranium Found on the Moon Uranium exists on the moon, according to new data from a Japanese spacecraft.   The findings are the first conclusive evidence for the presence of the radioactive element in lunar dirt, the researchers said. They … 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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Join the Discussion on Human Space Flight

Join the discussion on Human Space Flight. NASA is facing a once-in-a-generation decision about the future of human space flight. We encourage friends of the Coalition for Space Exploration to share their expertise and opinions with the independent committee reviewing … Continue reading

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NSS Supports NewSpace

The Space Frontier Foundation has extended registration, until July 1st, 2009, for its NewSpace 2009 conference, which will be held at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California from Friday, July 17 through Monday, July 20. See the full … 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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Funny Video

Making of Buzz Aldrin’s Rocket Experience w/ Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli Buzz Aldrin ( http://buzzaldrin.com ) is an astronaut, a hero, and a hip hop legend. He hits the studio with Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli to record his … Continue reading

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Condolences to Anita Gale

Anita Gale’s Husband of 23 years, Dick Edwards, passed away shortly after the ISDC. Anita Gale and Dick Edwards jointly ran the AIAA International Space Settlement Design Competition. In his honor donations can be made to the AIAA International Space … Continue reading

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Space Settlement Blog Day

Space Settlement Blog Day Blog for and about space settlement on July 20th July 20th 2009 is the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. July 20th is also Space Exploration Day. After 40 years of space exploration it … Continue reading

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Dueling PowerPoint Presentations

Review Panel Hears Rival Plans for New Spaceflights In dueling PowerPoint presentations before the 10-member panel, appointed by the Obama administration in April, NASA officials defended their progress in developing the next generation of rockets, while challengers said that they … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Asks- Is Solar Power From Satellites Achievable?

Spaced Out: Is Solar Power From Satellites Achievable? By Keith Johnson in the Wall Street Journal Space-based solar power is back in vogue these days, three decades after the U.S. government started toying with the idea as a way to … Continue reading

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