Monthly Archive for May, 2007Page 3 of 11

Excalibur Almaz to Bring 2nd Private Space Station to Orbit?

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Excalibur Almaz has begun work towards refurbishing and flying space capsules and stations based on Soviet-era Almaz vehicles.
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Reach for the Stars

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Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao is now a director of Excalibur Almaz, a company trying to create a space station using old Soviet-era hardware.
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Blogger sets to workon Excalibur Almaz

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It may not be a household phrase today, but remember you saw Excalibur Almaz here first. And when it hits the big time, writer Clay Morgan (formerly of McCall) will have something to do with it.
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A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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A look at the people behind the Excalibur Almaz program.
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What is Excalibur Almaz?

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The 3-person Almaz capsules can take people or cargo to a space station, take passengers on their own orbital journeys, or orbit autonomously.
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Accessible Almaz

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A description of the Almaz capsule, including a photograph.
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What’s in a Name?

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Some thoughts about the planned Excalibur Almaz space station with an artist rendition of its return capsule.
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Space Worthy

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Some pictures of modules to be used in the planned Excalibur Almaz space station.
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Exacalibur Almaz to Build Private Space Station Using old Soviet Hardware

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Isle of Man-based Excalibur Almaz plans to launch a private space station using modernized Soviet TKS space capsules and Almaz space stations. Missions will support orbital space tourism, and provide test beds for experiments in a microgravity environment.
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Local agents have spaceflight tickets

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Richard Branson has tapped four San Diego County travel agents to begin selling Virgin Galactic spaceflights, expected to launch in 2009. So far, only one of the space agents has landed a customer.
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ISDC Rocks!

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A report on the recently completed NSS International Space Development Conference.
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SpaceWorks Employees Win Awards for Space Vehicle Study

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SpaceWorks Engineering Inc. (SEI) is pleased to announce that its personnel have won NASA Tech Brief Awards for a unique space vehicle operations study conducted for NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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Papers on Innovative Air-Breathing Space Vehicle Engines Available

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SpaceWorks Engineering, Inc. (SEI) announces that papers and presentations from the recent JANNAF conference are now available describing two high-speed air-breathing propulsion space launch vehicle concepts.
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NSS Chief: Can NASA and Bush Get It Done?

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NSS executive director George Whitesides is interviewed about space tourism, NASA, and return to the moon.
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The Final Frontier, Part 1: Commercial Space Travel Takes Off

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Part I of an overview of the coming age of space tourism.
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