The Space Review: Land Rushes, Space Tourism Hoaxes, and Better Advocacy

Altair on the moon
Altair on the moon

The Space Review has the following pieces this week:

Jim Gagnon suggests that we need the equivalent of a land rush in space to get government and industry to make large investments.

Stephen Ashworth responds to a recent op-ed in “Space News” that called orbital space tourism a “hoax” being sold by “con men.”

Jeff Foust writes about how space activists need to do a better job if they want to have influence over the future of America’s space flight.

Dwayne Day reports on PETA’s recent protest at NASA Headquarters concerning the space agency’s plans to irradiate monkeys.

Taylor Dinerman says the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has lost clout on Capitol Hill due to past failures.