Monthly Archive for July, 2007

Registration for the Great Light Racer Championship is now open

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The Spaceward Foundation opened registration for the 2007 Great Light Racer Championship schedculed for October in Utah.
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2007 Space Elevator Games

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The 2007 Space Elevator Games will be held in October in Utah.
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Lessons of misfortune

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Jesse Londin at Space Law Probe has some thoughts about the fatal explosion at the Scaled Composites facility in Mojave, California.
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Can’t all space nerds get along?

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Michael Huang looks at the divisions between different space advocacy groups.
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Jules Verne returns: Will space guns provide low-cost access to space?

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Can a “space gun” provide cheap and reliable transportation into Earth orbit? Bart Leahy reports for The Space Review.
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Preparing for the worst

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In the wake of last week’s fatal explosion at Scaled Composites, Jeff Foust takes a look at how space tourism companies prepare for the worst.
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On the loss of our good friend Glen May

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Tim Pickens remembers his good friend Glen May, one of three Scaled Composites employees killed in an explosion at the company’s facility in Mojave, California.
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Tales of the ‘Rocketeers’

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Alan Boyle reviews “Rocketeers,” a new book about space tourism by journalist Michael Belfiore.
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Virgin Galactic pushes test dates back

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Virgin Galactic pushed back its timetable for suborbital flights even before last Thursday’s fatal explosion at their facility in Mojave, California.
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New office launches Hawaii into spaceflight world

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Hawaii’s State Offices of Aerospace Development hopes to attract entrepreneurial space companies to the state.
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