Launch Magazine Vol. 3 #5

Launch Magazine MM Publishing May/June 2008 Vol.3 #5 Publisher’s Web Site Best of the Moon 2008 – Youth High Frontier Fact Librarian’s Note: Includes an article on the 2008 Lunar Regolith Excavation Challenge, which in my view is an incredible opportunity to do some ‘prep work’ for working on the … Continue reading

adAstra Fall 2008

adAstra: The Magazine of the National Space Society Special Report: “Space Ambassadors Takes Off” MM Publishing Fall 2008 Librarian’s Note: The NSS is teaming up with Virgin Galactic to create a cadre of Space Ambassadors who will carry the message of the importance of space development to schools, civic organizations, … Continue reading

“Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel”

Vulpetti, Giovanni, Les Johnson & Gregory L. Matloff “Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel” Praxis/Copernicus 2008 ISBN13: 978-0-387-34404-1 Publisher’s Web Site Out of the Cradle Review The Space Review Review Visual Astronomy Review NSS Reading Space Review Technology Review Review Universe Today Review Librarian’s Note: Next to aerospike … Continue reading

Space Based Solar Power – Alternative Energy Solution

bagtaggar Space Based Solar Power – Alternative Energy Solution 24/07/2008 Publisher’s Web Site (h/t: Hobbyspace.com) Librarian’s Note: I’m not sure why the media doesn’t pay more attention to this topic, unless they’ve decided to ignore it. This type of energy infrastructure has the benefit of tapping what to us is … Continue reading

Launch Magazine Vol.3 #3

Launch Magazine MM Publishing May/June 2008 Vol.3 #3 Publisher’s Web Site Best of the Moon 2008 – Youth High Frontier Fact Librarian’s Note: There may have been a delivery hiccup this time around. If you haven’t gotten your Launch yet, and should have, then click through the link to get … Continue reading

ISDC 2008 – Day 3

Liveblogging ISDC 2008 – Day 3 31/05/2008 Morning Session 1: NEO Panel: Hobbyspace / Instapundit Session 2: Personal Spaceflight Indicators: Hobbyspace / Glenn Reynolds/Popular Mechanics / Space News Session 3: Personal Spaceflight Experience: Hobbyspace Afternoon Part 1: Google Lunar X-Prize: Hobbyspace / Instapundit / Space Prizes / X-Prize: The Pomerantz … Continue reading

ISDC 2008: Day 2

Liveblogging ISDC 2008 – Day 2 30/05/2008 Morning Session 1: Constellation panel: Hobbyspace Session 2: ISS panel: Hobbyspace I / Hobbyspace II Afternoon Part 1: Managing Growth in a Small Space Company/Space Angels Network: Hobbyspace Part 2: Apollo vs Constellation/Yuri’s Night/Space Tourism and The Space Treaties: Hobbyspace Part 3: Low … Continue reading

ISDC 2008: Day 1

Liveblogging ISDC 2008: Day 1 29/05/2008 Morning Session 1: Virgin Galactic Hobbyspace / Personal Spaceflight I / Personal Spaceflight II Session 2: Elon Musk Hobbyspace Session 3: Private Spaceflight Panel Hobbyspace Afternoon Part 1: Space-Based Solar Power (SBSP)/Lunar Regolith Issues Hobbyspace / CNN SBSP story Part 2: How Lunar Rocks … Continue reading

Space Access 2008

Space Access Society Space Access 2008 Phoenix, AZ 03/27 – 03/29/2008 Librarian’s Note: Not a fancy website, these are guys who are working on making sure we have frequent and regular access to low-Earth orbit outside of NASA. They’re focused on rockets, not pretty graphics. Blog Coverage Henry Cate’s Agenda … Continue reading

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