Polls Archive

Do you believe asteroid mining is:

  • a bubble that will soon pop from some of the same people who overhyped suborbital space tourism a decade ago. (51%, 146 Votes)
  • the real deal that will produce a new paradigm for Solar System resource utilization. (49%, 141 Votes)

Total Voters: 287

Start Date: January 8, 2016 @ 9:17 am
End Date: No Expiry

In the Battle of the Billionaires, which team are you on?

  • Team Elon (72%, 304 Votes)
  • Team Bezos (19%, 81 Votes)
  • Team Allen (6%, 24 Votes)
  • Team Branson (3%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 423

Start Date: December 1, 2015 @ 10:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which do you think will happen first in Mojave: XCOR or Virgin Galactic completing a spaceflight above 100 km, or Kern County finishing the installation of sidewalks in downtown?

  • Sidewalks (74%, 149 Votes)
  • Spaceflight Above 100 km (26%, 53 Votes)

Total Voters: 202

Start Date: October 25, 2015 @ 1:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the Ansari X Prize was:

  • A mixed result that produced investment and hype but no viable suborbital industry (66%, 300 Votes)
  • An overhyped failure that hasn't produced a viable suborbital industry in 11 years (17%, 78 Votes)
  • A great success in spurring on commercial space activity and investment (17%, 76 Votes)

Total Voters: 454

Start Date: July 18, 2015 @ 10:44 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which suborbital spacecraft would you most want to ride in if you could?

  • Blue Origin's New Shepard (39%, 252 Votes)
  • XCOR's Lynx (25%, 161 Votes)
  • Are you crazy? I'm not getting on any of them! (21%, 137 Votes)
  • Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo (15%, 103 Votes)

Total Voters: 653

Start Date: April 29, 2015 @ 11:55 am
End Date: No Expiry

  • Paul451

    Wait, do we have a permanent Poll-discussion thread? Or does this reset?