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In this volume of essays, edited by Foundation Founder Rick Tumlinson, the top experts behind the United States' renewed push to the Moon fuel a debate over lunar exploration.


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.

New Space News
News from the Front
Issue #5, November 1, 2005 © 2005 - 2008 Space Frontier Foundation
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Play Your Way to a RocketPlane Ride
Space Shot wants to be your best shot at space travel. "We want to bring personal spaceflight to everybody and make this not just a rich person's pursuit anymore."
Space.com

ACES High
on ISS Commerce
Alliance for Commercial Enterprises in Space aims to engage a new business model for R & D in low-earth orbit. This workshop's archive reaches new heights.
ACES website

Now This is Embarrassing
Almost 40 years later, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey research interviews surface in a book that is sure to remind everyone who was sentient in 1966 just how far we haven't gone.
The Independent

Sex in Space May
Endanger Mars Mission!
A National Academy of Sciences report warns that sex and romantic entanglements among astronauts could derail missions to Mars, but also could help alleviate boredom and anxiety on the long journeys. More experimentation needed.
New Scientist

Space Elevator
Low Down
Beamed power and tether strength take baby steps spaceward. No prizes won, but wait until next year.
Wired News
QuickReach Lands
on AvWeek Cover
AirLaunch has got your "New Path to Space" right here.
Aviation Week and Space Technology

John Carmack Reveals
Ignition Spark
Armadillo Aerospace probably wouldn't exist if it weren't for the Space Frontier Foundation's CATS Prize, "the critical thing that took me from 'this is interesting' to 'this is something that I want to work on."
RLV and Space Transport News

Space Tug to the Rescue
Orbital Recovery signs first satellite servicing mission for its CX-OLEVTM. Space Tug can maintain even the largest telecom satellite in its proper orbital slot for up to eight additional years.
Orbital Recovery

Space Services Inc. Seeks Solar Weather Biz
A team of private companies led by Space Services Inc. gets a NOAA contract to assess commercial opportunities in next generation solar wind and telecommunications space systems.
Space Services Inc.

SpaceDev, StarSys
Join Forces
"The engineering and manufacturing capability they have in precision moving parts for use in space is just a huge add-on to the capabilities we have in spacecraft and propulsion."
San Diego Union Tribune
Rebels at Space Frontier
It's not whether we should go to the Moon and Mars, it's how we're going to do it. Dissenters agree to disagree.
The Space Review

Save Money Now,
Ask SpaceX How
Boeing-Lockheed merger sparks concern, legal challenge, complicates task of regulators, bums out Air Force.
Space News

The Third Space Tourist
"I don't consider myself an astronaut. I'm a space traveler." What he would do different next time: Learn more Russian.
Popular Mechanics

Ticket Buys Off-World
Dream Vacation
Missouri businessman books Interorbital Systems' first Promotional Fare. "Just the thought of being able to do it made it worthwhile," said ticket-holder Tim Reed. Missouri is the "Show Me" state.
Kansas City Star

Space Travel Coupon
At Brad's Deals: Register now, furnish paid receipt for space travel and Brad will refund $10k or 10 percent, whichever is less. Fine print: Space Travel must occur by 2/31/08. Space travel is defined as travel to an altitude of at least 100 km. Brad's Deals is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with the any of these groups.
Brad's Deals

70 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
Institute for Space Law and Policy
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
Space Settlement Institute
The Spaceship Company
Space Tourism Society
Space Travel Company
Sprague Astronautics
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 #4 October 1, 2005 – Items include IMAX's Magnificent Desolation, Space Films does a high-def commercial on the ISS for a Japanese client, New Mexico Spaceport Plans, John Herrington joins Rocketplane, author Ben Bova has an idea for saving the ISS, and more.
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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The Frontier Enabling Test
Our definition of a "frontier enabling" technology or policy is one which has as its effect the acceleration of the creation of low cost access to the space frontier for private citizens and companies, enables or accelerates our use of space resources, and/or accelerates the rate at which wealth can be generated in space. In other words, is the project or policy going to provide a return on the national investment, if we define "return" to be the economically sustainable human habitation of space?

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