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Women of Space by Laura S. Woodmansee – Girls, young women, and anyone else interested in learning about space exploration will be inspired by these career descriptions. Click above to order from Amazon.com.

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Issue #4, October 1, 2005 © 2005 - 2008 Space Frontier Foundation
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The Next Space Age
Wanna hang with the In crowd? Check into the Foundation's fall conference October 21-23 in L.A., an intimate affair populated by many serious players in the NewSpace field. We look forward to seeing you there.
Space Frontier Conference 14

Griffin Supports Old Foundation Policy
"Our fondest desire would be to keep NASA on the very frontier of space activity, letting commercial providers fill in for those activities which are not frontier activities. We will be putting some money where our mouth is."
Space Politics

7 Years Ago Today
Here is where the Space Frontier Foundation's mouth was seven years ago.
Space Frontier Agenda

IMAX Goes Back to the Moon with Magnificent Desolation
"Only 12 have walked on the Moon. Now through the magic of IMAX 3D, you can take that giant leap for yourself." No steroids required and plenty of fun.
IMAX.
Related Time.com article
Cosmonaut Pitches
Space Ramen
on HDTV
Space Films, a venture business set up by JAXA, sent a high-def camera to the space station on Expedition 12 as part of Japan's push to develop commercial spin-offs to its space program. What a concept.
The Asahi Shimbun

NASA's Secret
Space Plan
…is t/Space, even if NASA doesn't know it yet.
Popular Science

Up to Space from
New Mexico
"Finally there's a place in the United States that is opening its arms to entrepreneurial and small groups like ours…to launch rockets that can reach space."
Space.com

X Prize Losers
Too Sexy
for the X Cup?
This time last year 26 teams from around the world were in the race for the $10 million prize. (Sort of.) Where are they now?
The Space Review
Sincerest Form of Flattery
JP of JP Aerospace notes: You know you've made the big time when Russians copy you.

Astronaut Jumps Ship,
Joins Rocketplane
John Herrington, the first Native American in space, joined Rocketplane Limited Inc. as chief test pilot after retiring from the U.S. Navy and giving up his assignment at NASA.
KOTV Oklahoma City

"Ya lyublyu kosmos"
Greg Olsen describes the highs and lows of being a $20 million space passenger. By the time you read this, Olsen should be pretty high.
MSNBC Space

The Trouble with
Space Stations
There's only one and it's way too complicated to privatize, according to some on a panel of space station experts.
The Space Review

Ben Bova has an Idea
to Save ISS
Ben goes public with his magic potion that promises to turn ISS into a swan. Is it fact or science fiction?
The Naples News

67 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.
4Frontiers Corporation
AERA SpaceTours
AeroAstro
ARCASpace
Airlaunch LLC
Andrews Space
Armadillo
AstroVision
Beyond-Earth
Bigelow Aerospace
Blue Origin
CSI
Da Vinci Project
Difinity, Inc.
Digital Globe
E' Prime Aerospace
Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation
Flometrics
Forever Bound
Garvey Spacecraft
High Altitude Research
HMX Inc.
Interorbital Systems
JP Aerospace
Kelly Space
Kistler Aerospace
LunaCorp
Lunar Enterprise
Lunar Resources
Lunar Transportation
ManSat
Masten Space
Microcosm, Inc.
MirCorp
Mojave Aerospace Ventures
Optech
Orbital Recovery
Orion Propulsion
Orion Space Launch
PlanetSpace
ProSpace
Rocketplane Ltd.
Scaled Composites
Space Access Society
Space Adventures
SpaceDev
Space Exploration Technologies
Space Frontier Foundation
Space Imaging
Spacehab
Space Launch Corporation
Spaceport Systems
The Spaceship Company
Space Tourism Society
Space Travel Company
Tethers Unlimited
TGV Rockets
t/Space
Transorbital
Universal Space Lines
Universal Space Network
Virgin Galactic
XCOR Aerospace
X Prize Foundation
X-Rocket, LLC
Zero-G Corporation
Past Issues of NewSpace News
NewSpace News #3 September 1, 2005 – Items include XCOR, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipThree, FindMeaCrater.com, NASA Launches Startups for Ships, Orion Propulsion, views of opening the frontier by Elon Musk of SpaceX and SpaceDev's Jim Benson, Trip to ISS Helps Sell Jets, and more.
NewSpace News #2 August 1, 2005 – Items include Space Frontier Conference 14, a $100 million Lunar round trip offering, Ron Howard's Xquest, Honeymooners Sign Up for Virgin Space Quickie, The Institute for Space Law & Policy, and more.
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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