The Space Review has some interesting analyzes this week:
John Marburry offers a way for government to support the development of space-based solar power despite the current economic meltdown.
Burke Fort, director of the director of the 8th Continent Project, describes how his group is helping foster the creation of companies that leverage space technology for terrestrial applications.
Jeff Foust reports on plans by several teams to win the Lunar Lander Challenge.
Taylor Dinerman worries that a U.N. effort to promote “sustainability” in space could be a power grab by the world body.