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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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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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Buzz Aldrin’s Mission to Mars, A Book Review

I am reading the new book Mission to Mars, My Vision for Space Exploration, by Buzz Aldrin.  The book is a very good read, and for those of us who know Buzz, it is pretty much as we expect and … Continue reading

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Space Abhors a Policy Vacuum; Part II, Expanding the Vision, Developing a Consensus

Part II: An Expanded Strategic Vision For the Nation, Not Just NASA As discussed previously there is a frequent equality in reports from various government chartered studies and reports between developing a strategic direction for NASA and developing one for … Continue reading

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