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Reflections from Earth Orbit by Captain Winston Scott – Capt USN (Ret) Scott has written a warm and heartfelt story of his amazing life as an astronaut. Click above to order from Amazon.com.

New Space News
News from the Front
Issue #2, August 1, 2005 © 2005 - 2008 Space Frontier Foundation
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NewSpace News Declares War on Bad Ideas
Our war goals: to change the conversation about space; our weapons: truth, sarcasm and irony.
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Spaceship Company to Make Spaceflight Affordable for the Masses
"Branson and Rutan form ‘The Spaceship Company’ to jointly manufacture and market spaceships for the new sub-orbital personal spaceflight industry."
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"ITAR is a Real Impediment, and it's Getting Worse…"
It must be bad if even an academic is willing to say so on the record. The Christian Science Monitor did an excellent job looking at international cooperation in space.
Read the article.

Senators Demand Uninterrupted Preeminence in Human Spaceflight
"The idea that we would consider a hiatus in our opportunities to put humans in space is one that is unacceptable…." Say what? Sometimes Washington seems to be a special kind of alternate reality.
Fly Me
to the Moon?
Energia is organizing a group offering a round trip ticket around the Moon, including a visit to the International Space Station. It is expected to cost 100 million U.S. dollars.

We Claim It;
You Name It
Can't afford to buy your honey a trip for two around the Moon? For a mere $10 million we will print out a really nifty deed to the new planet that was found using Palomar's Samuel Oschin Telescope.

Reality TV to Fake Space Travel
A new show called "Xquest" is described as "an ambitious reality-TV project designed to mimic outer-space travel." We wonder if contestants will be screened for their tolerance of long meetings and endless paperwork. How much reality do they really want?

Deep Impact Upsets "Natural Balance of the Universe"
A Russian Astrologer sues NASA in an effort to demonstrate that idiocy is not limited to North America. The Deep Impact mission itself proves a great success putting out a bigger plume than expected that consisted of particles more like talcum power than sand.
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Honeymooners Sign Up
for Virgin Space
Foundation Advocates George Whitesides and Loretta Hildalgo plan to honeymoon on Virgin Galactic. The rest of the Advocates are green with envy.

NASA Needs Us to Make Exploration Affordable
Senior NASA officials chose our "Return to the Moon VI: Reality Check" conference in Las Vegas to articulate the importance of the NewSpace industry's role in achieving the new U.S. Vision for Space Exploration.
Read the press release.

Space Frontier Conference 14 in LA
The Next Space Age is underway and if you don't register soon you just might get left behind. The dates are October 21 - 23, 2005, and the early registration discount ends August 15th.
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The Institute for
Space Law & Policy
We're excited to learn of the formation of The Institute for Space Law & Policy. Berin Szoka made an awesome presentation at RTM VI and we look forward to exploring the subjects more at SFC 14 in October.

57 NewSpace Companies and Organizations
Note: this is an informal list, meaning the only requirement to be here is an active website. If you see an error, or wish to add a company or organization, please inform us by using our Comments page. Ultimately, the power of the marketplace will determine who remains listed.
AERA SpaceTours
Airlaunch LLC
Andrews Space
Bigelow Aerospace
Blue Origin
Da Vinci Project
Difinity, Inc.
E' Prime Aerospace
Forever Bound
Garvey Spacecraft
High Altitude Research
HMX Inc.
Interorbital Systems
JP Aerospace
Kelly Space
Kistler Aerospace
Lunar Enterprise
Lunar Resources
Lunar Transportation
Masten Space
Microcosm, Inc.
Orbital Recovery
Orion Propulsion
Orion Space Launch
Rocketplane Ltd.
Scaled Composites
Space Access Society
Space Adventures
Space Exploration Technologies
Space Frontier Foundation
Space Launch Corporation
Spaceport Systems
Space Travel Company
Tethers Unlimited
TGV Rockets
Universal Space Lines
Virgin Galactic
XCOR Aerospace
X Prize Foundation
X-Rocket, LLC
Zero-G Corporation

Past Issues of NewSpace News
NewSpace News #1 July 1, 2005 – The Space Frontier Foundation is proud to announce the first issue of its new monthly electronic newsletter. NewSpace News briefly summaries a dozen or so of the more relevant NewSpace stories of the past month and provides links to the original stories. So, if you want to know why Florida announced a weight loss program for 15 teachers, or what's with those guys sticking a rocket up a Lear Jet's tail, or why t/Space is throwing dummies out of airplanes, you should click the link above.
NewSpace News #0 June 1, 2005 – The prototype of NewSpace News, the Space Frontier Foundation's new monthly electronic newsletter. NewSpace News briefly summaries a dozen or so of the more relevant NewSpace stories of the past month and provides links to the original stories. Stories in the prototype include news about PlanetSpace, SpaceX's Falcon 1, a possible Boeing/Lockheed monopoly, Teachers in NewSpace, and Aera Corp, a new and mysterious NewSpace company.
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The High Frontier is Gerard K. O'Neill's masterpiece. This new 3rd Edition Includes an introduction by Freeman Dyson.
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