Tag Archives: Moon

The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project Last Mile

To Donate to the Project Please go to: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/lunar-orbiter-image-recovery-project-last-mile/x/9732062 The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) is a public/private project to recover, from the original master tapes, the image data from the five spacecraft NASA sent to the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project, Original Data For Science Posterity

Note:  This is a cross post of an original article of mine that was posted on the site wattsupwiththat.com today.  Thanks to Anthony Watts and his readers for their support. Introduction The foundation of all observational science is data.  This … 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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