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On Wednesday, December 8th, SpaceX accomplished what no other private company ever has: launching a space capsule into orbit and recovering the capsule on its return to Earth."This achievement creates a paradigm shift in the U.S. launch industry while delivering on Elon Musk's promise of increased access to space for mankind," said Patricia Hynes, ISPCS Chair. "It will reinvigorate the commercial launch industry, creating a new space economy in this country, another goal ...


When I tell people I am in the commercial space business, I now use a hand gesture. I point up. Otherwise they think I sell in commercial space in warehouses, or in shopping malls. I have been traveling a great deal in these past three weeks. The more I work to build our industry, the more I realize I am a poor communicator. I need better tools and more collaborators who are clear about ...


Speaking in public is a double sided relationship. One side of the relationship is the writer alone preparing to meet and talk with the audience. The other side of the relationship is the writer talking to and with the audience. Preparing for a talk is kind of like preparing for a wedding. In practice, one does not see the other until the ceremony.

I am fortunate enough to be asked to speak in public, though I ...


Where are we supposed to meet? Here or down at the outfitters? Beats me was the answer...again. I was with a group of speakers at a conference, and we were headed to the speaker's dinner at the Sami camp. The Sami are the native people who live above the arctic circle in Lapland. They are reindeer herders. Their art is spare, similar to Zuni imagery, their songs resemble cowboy yodeling. Once again, the out of ...


I have been on the road a lot lately. We live in a relatively remote part of the nation. If we want to recruit support to our region in the emerging field of commercial space transportation, we have to hit the road like Paladin in "Have Gun Will Travel". This was one of the first TV series with an anti-hero. Paladin, played by Richard Boone, was a hired gun. I loved that show. Most ...