Also Tweeting this at www.twitter.com/spacecom
10:27: Just a few minutes away here….they’re playing some funky space music on the vidcast….
Not sure what there is to announce that’s new this morning. The Planetary Resources guys have been all over the media since they announced the press conference last week.
10:35: Big pitch for the Museum of Flight. They’re getting the shuttle trainer. Take that, Houston!
Seattle — the Silicon Valley of Space! Take that, Mojave!
10:38: Video — Diamandis says that initiative is shifting from govt. to private sector.
Let’s turn asteroids from threats to resources. Take that, Bruce Willis!
10:41: Peter Diamandis is up now. People thought that X Prize and private space tourism was crazy when launched the prize. Now, not so crazy…
Peter talks about his book, Abundance. This is great, but it may not address the actual issue that’s politically relevant now: how resources and profits are distributed.