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The Early Space Age, The Path Not Taken Then, But Now? (Part II)

Ok, my post got excessively long so I am breaking it into two parts…..  The Economic Development of the Solar System and the Role of Private Enterprise Envisioned by Cordiner In his lecture Cordiner laid down a stepwise vision of … Continue reading

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The Early Space Age, The Path Not Taken Then, But Now? (Part 1)

1960, Space, in the Beginning 1960 was a pivotal year in American history and space history.  In the U.S. presidential election, space and the space race, was a big issue.  Not only was there the issue of the missile gap where … 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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Public vs Private Investment in Zero to One Technologies…

Burke Burnett wrote an amazing comment in my book review about Peter Thiel’s from Zero to One book, enough so that it merits a new post to respond. Burke, thanks for a thoroughly cogent comment! Keyword in your comment…. ..a … Continue reading

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Moon, Mars, or Asteroids, Which is the Best Destination for Solar System Development?

Author’s Preface This is a 5,000 word blog post.  I ask you who read to read all of this so that you will get the gestalt that is being conveyed.  This may be the first chapter of a forthcoming book … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the National Research Council’s Committee on the Strategic Direction of NASA

Tonight I went to the web page for the National Research Council’s committee on the strategic direction of NASA. Here is the website, I invite everyone to go there and voice your own opinion. http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/ASEB/DEPS_067029?ssSourceSiteId=SSB I am annoyed at some … Continue reading

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