Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Long Run Geopolitics of Space Settlements

NSS CEO Mark Hopkins writes on The Long Run Geopolitics of Space Settlements in the latest issue of Ad Astra magazine. Below is a précis. The vast majority of the resources of the solar system are in space rather than … Continue reading

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Japanese Video on Space Solar Power Systems

JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, has produced an 8-minute video providing their vision of Space Solar Power for Japan and the rest of the world. The video is in English and was co-produced by the University of Fuki and … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic Appoints Former NSS Executive Director George T. Whitesides As Its First Chief Executive

Former NSS Executive Director George Whitesides joins Virgin Galactic from his recent role as Chief of Staff of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). At NASA, Whitesides was responsible for working to implement the NASA Administrator’s policy agenda and … Continue reading

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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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