56 – Space Review series (Part 1): The Paris Climate Agreement and Space Solar Power

On February 29, 2016, the first of my three-part series on world environmental and US energy security was published in The Space Review. (The pdf of the article is available here.) Author’s note: How the United States responds to the twin environmental and energy security threats created by our substantial dependence Continue reading 56 – Space Review series (Part 1): The Paris Climate Agreement and Space Solar Power

46 – Let’s make 2016 a very important year for America’s spacefaring future

In 2008, I wrote a Spacefaring America blog entry focusing on the upcoming presidential elections. Barack Obama won that election and, as is now very clear, his administration had absolutely no interest in America’s space program. As our elected president, his prerogative was to do what he wished within the Continue reading 46 – Let’s make 2016 a very important year for America’s spacefaring future

30 – Newt Gingrich’s campaign speech on space

  Internal advertisement—if you have not already done so, please take 12 minutes to watch my video on space solar power available at http://spacesolarpower.us.   On January 26, 2012, former House Speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich gave a campaign speech in Florida outlining his vision of the future Continue reading 30 – Newt Gingrich’s campaign speech on space

29 – America is lacking in human spacefaring leaders

  Nation’s prosper by the foresight, wisdom, and tenacity of their leaders.   Foresight provides recognition of coming challenges and needs that a nation must meet and that will only be achieved through strong leadership.   Wisdom is the capacity to visualize and understand the correct path of actions going Continue reading 29 – America is lacking in human spacefaring leaders

25 – Space Solar Power and America’s Energy Future (Part 6)

  Series recap:   This series began, over a year ago, at the conclusion of the National Security Space Office’s (NSSO) 2007 ad hoc study of space-based solar power or, as most refer to it, space solar power (SSP). My primary involvement with the NSSO study focused on the spacefaring Continue reading 25 – Space Solar Power and America’s Energy Future (Part 6)