29 July 2012
Added "Space Debris and Its Mitigation" to the archive.
16 July 2012
Space Future has been on something of a hiatus of late. With the concept of Space Tourism steadily increasing in acceptance, and the advances of commercial space, much of our purpose could be said to be achieved. But this industry is still nascent, and there's much to do. So...watch this space.
9 December 2010
Updated "What the Growth of a Space Tourism Industry Could Contribute to Employment, Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, Education, Culture and World Peace" to the 2009 revision.
7 December 2008
"What the Growth of a Space Tourism Industry Could Contribute to Employment, Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, Education, Culture and World Peace" is now the top entry on Space Future's Key Documents list.
30 November 2008
Added Lynx to the Vehicle Designs page.
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30 September 2009 by Carol Pinchefsky
Lalaberte plans two-hour webcast for October 9
by Carol Pinchefsky with G.B. Leatherwood
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
3 April 2009 by G B Leatherwood
Plans for the future
In a hastily arranged teleconference on Friday, 3 April 2009, Space Adventures president and CEO Eric Anderson laid out some new developments for the company, the only one in the world that has arranged for private citizens to travel to the International Space Station, starting with Dennis Tito in 2001.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
26 March 2009 by G B Leatherwood
The Second Time Around
“The second time around” usually refers to marriages, love affairs, and attempts to finish what one started.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
13 October 2008 by G B Leatherwood
and the next spaceflight participant
What is the next best thing to going into space? Being next in line for a trip.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
7 October 2008 by G B Leatherwood
Space is not a one-time adventure
In sports, coming in second is almost as bad as finishing last. First place wins the gold medal, the blue ribbon, the biggest trophy, and the bottle of champagne. Second place doesn’t.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
1 October 2008 by G B Leatherwood
Fifth spaceflight participant is first to return
Orbital spaceflight broker Space Adventures announced that Dr. Charles Simonyi, the fifth paid spaceflight participant, will be returning to the International Space Station, making him their first customer to take a second trip.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
11 June 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
First member: Google co-founder, Sergey Brin
Eric Anderson, CEO and president of Space Adventures, announced at a press conference today that Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, the world’s premier Internet search engine, will be Space Adventures’ next paying spaceflight participant.
Announcements / Tourism (Bad)
21 April 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
According to an article in The China Post Roskosmos chairman Anatoly Perminov says Russia will be halting their space tourism programme after 2010. Because of the expansion of the International Space Station ( ISS), the seats available for tourists will go to permanent crew.
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
13 March 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Virgin Galactic offers deal
by Carol Pinchefsky
Announcements / Tourism (Good)
7 June 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Is the first female tourist far behind?
According to the below press release, a Japanese entrepreneur will be heading toward the International Space Station some time in September; no word on the exact date. A woman, Anousheh Ansari, has joined the backup crew. There is also no news on if she will be traveling in her own right at a later time.
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