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The Quagmire of The Apollo Space Program

Editor Note: Hyperlinks in this article are direct links to referenced documents discussed in this missive. Why the Lessons of Apollo Have Still Not Been Learned 50 Years Later There is an old saying that history is his-story, or the story … Continue reading

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Gerard K. O’Neill on Space Resources; Omni Magazine First Word

There is a group of people, most of us now in our fifties now, that call ourselves Gerry’s kids.  In the 1970’s Gerard K. O’Neill, professor of physics at Princeton University was one of the very few voices for space … Continue reading

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2015, The Year For Zero G Zero Tax?

The Rebirth of ZGZT…. I am one of the nine original members of a non profit, citizen space lobbying group called ProSpace.  We started our journey in March of 1995, just after the revolution where the Republican party took over … Continue reading

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Site Selection for Lunar Industrialization, Economic Development, and Settlement

Introduction The subject of a lunar landing site/outpost/base has been explored extensively. Due to the cost and complexity involved, until now this has been almost the exclusive domain of government. In the United States we have gone through at least … Continue reading

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Point and Counter Point on Asteroid Mining…

In the July 29, 2013 issue of Space News there is a point and counter point article by Ambassador Roger Harrison and myself.  Ambassador Harrison takes the negative premise and I take the positive.  Here are links to the abbreviated … Continue reading

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Skycorp—Out of the Closet

Who Me, Start a Company? I usually keep my personal and professional lives separate but today is special.  I founded my company, Skycorp Incorporated in March of 1998.  I got the idea from Alan Steele’s book “Orbital Decay” and its … Continue reading

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