55 – Becoming Spacefaring: America’s Path Forward in Space (Revised)

  In 2014, I wrote an update to the my 2008 paper, The End of Easy Energy and What to Do About It. The 2014 paper, The American Energy Security Crisis Solution—Space Solar Power, was published in the Spring, 2014, edition of the online Journal of Space Philosophy. In 2015, Continue reading 55 – Becoming Spacefaring: America’s Path Forward in Space (Revised)

52 – Abstract of The American Energy Security Crisis Solution—Space Solar Power (2014)

In 2008, partially inspired by the 2007 remarks of Dr. John Mankins on the world’s growing energy crisis, I published a paper with my take on this very important issue. This was “The End of Easy Energy and What to Do About It“. With the election of Barrack Obama in Continue reading 52 – Abstract of The American Energy Security Crisis Solution—Space Solar Power (2014)

51 – Response to Bill Gate’s blog comments on the need for “clean-energy innovation”

The following is a letter to the editor of the Journal of Space Philosophy, Fall, 2015. Energetics By Mike Snead, November 16, 2015 Dear Editor, The Atlantic recently published an interview with Bill Gates under the title “We Need an Energy Miracle.” Gates publishes his own blog on topics of Continue reading 51 – Response to Bill Gate’s blog comments on the need for “clean-energy innovation”

47 – Journal of Space Philosophy, Fall, 2015, published

Now in its fourth year of publication, the on-line (free) Journal of Space Philosophy Fall 2015 issue has been released by the Kepler Space Institute. It is lengthy at 177 pages with a very good range of topics. The journal is published as a series of PDF files, so it is convenient Continue reading 47 – Journal of Space Philosophy, Fall, 2015, published

36 – Journal of Space Philosophy, Spring, 2014 published

Now in its third year of publication, the on-line (free) Journal of Space Philosophy Spring 2014 issue has been released by the Kepler Space Institute. It is lengthy at 177 pages with a very good range of topics. The journal is published as a series of PDF files, so it is convenient Continue reading 36 – Journal of Space Philosophy, Spring, 2014 published