Monthly Archives: July 2010

SpaceX Applauds Breakthrough Compromise in U.S. Senate on NASA Budget

Press Release from SpaceX: Legislation Supports Domestic Commercial Crew Initiatives to Reduce Reliance on Russian Soyuz and Bring Critical High-Tech Jobs Back to the U.S. Hawthorne, CA, July 20, 2010 — SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies) applauds the efforts of the … Continue reading

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NASA Senate Authorization Bill

The National Space Society Commends the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s Unanimous Approval of the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. The National Space Society (NSS) commends the members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for their … Continue reading

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Moon Day in Dallas July 18

The National Space Society of North Texas, in conjunction with the Frontiers of Flight Museum, is hosting Moon Day 2010 on Sunday July 18 from 1 pm to 5 pm. In addition to displays and demonstrations by numerous space-related organizations, … Continue reading

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NASA Senate Authorization Bill

Below are summaries and links to the actual text of the draft NASA 2010 authorization bill as of July 13, along with relevant proposed amendments, to be marked up in committee/subcommittee July 15 (Senate Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Science and … Continue reading

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The Demise of Rocketplane

Rocketplane, one of the NewSpace companies that tried to offer suborbital space tourism, quietly filed for liquidation in June, unnoticed until it was reported in an informative article in the Oklahoma Gazette on July 7. An excellent article in today’s … Continue reading

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