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New Report Explores Future of NASA Human Spaceflight

June 1st, 2014

A new report from the National Research Council (NRC) — Pathways to Exploration – Rationales and Approaches for a U.S. Program of Human Space Exploration – is slated for a June 4th release. Members of the authoring committee will present the report’s findings and recommendations and respond to questions at a public briefing beginning at […]

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Benefits Stemming from Space Exploration

April 1st, 2014

Benefits Stemming from Space Exploration was released in September 2013 by the International Space Exploration Coordination Group. At its heart, this report explains that space exploration “will continue to be an essential driver for opening up new domains in science and technology, triggering other sectors to partner with the space sector for joint research and development. […]

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Book Review: Marketing the Moon – The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program

March 30th, 2014

Marketing the Moon – The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program by David Meerman Scott & Richard Jurek; MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.; $39.95 (hard cover); Feb. 2014. This is an absolutely marvelous and exceptional read! The authors, both marketing sages, have written a captivating book that delves into the promotion and public relations campaigns to […]

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New Survey Poll Data: Funding the Final Frontier

January 10th, 2014

An interesting poll was taken last year focusing on space and funding the final frontier. Done by the London-based YouGov, the fieldwork was done between Nov. 28 and Dec. 1st. YouGov is an international, full service online market research agency founded in the UK in 2000. According to the data gathered, what’s a public response […]

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Commercial Activity Fuels Growth in Global Space Economy

April 3rd, 2013

The global space economy is surging, and the commercial space sector deserves much of the credit, according to the Space Foundation, the Colorado Springs-based non profit, in its annual report on the sector for 2013. During 2012, the world’s space sector generated $304.31 billion in private sector and government revenues, up 6.7 percent over the […]

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Red Planet Poll of the “Mars Generation”

March 7th, 2013

The findings and full analysis of a nationwide survey of U.S. citizens that focused on their opinions about the exploration of Mars were released today. The poll found that 76 percent of Americans agree or strongly agree with the statement: “it is worthwhile to increase NASA’s percentage of the federal budget to 1 percent to […]

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