“Some good old-fashioned competition”: It’s been 11 years since the Ansari X PRIZE was awarded. Has it succeeded in its goal of promoting New Space competition?
Archives for December 2013
Cenotes are water-filled limestone caves that hold a special place in Mayan folklore – and are great fun to explore. I’m lucky to be on vacation in Mexico and jumped at the chance to see them above and below the water line.
In the book “Making Space Happen” it is suggested that Humanity will only truly expand into space when the ordinary public can live and work, and take vacations, in space. But is space tourism really happening?
I first read Paula Berinstein’s wonderful book, “Making Space Happen”, about the private space industry, in 2002. Flash forward 11 years: Is Space REALLY Happening?
Is Canadian company UrtheCast pioneering a new IT trend, Space-as-a-Service?
Disclaimer: I jotted down what I understood but I am likely to get names, comments, and some information wrong. Please contact me if you feel I have misquoted you or otherwise mistated some of the conversations, and I will be happy to set the record straight. Here are my notes: Colonel Andre Dupuis – What […]