75 – Space Review article: Some commentary about the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting (Part 1)

In President Trump, pro-spacefaring Americans have a president who, for perhaps the first time since President Kennedy, advocates for America to return to being—using a phrase from Kennedy’s 1962 speech at Rice University—the “world’s-leading spacefaring nation.” Reconstituted by President Trump’s recent executive order, the National Space Council will be where Continue reading 75 – Space Review article: Some commentary about the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting (Part 1)

72 – Space Review article: In support of forming a US Space Corps now

  On July 10, 2017, this article was published in The Space Review. A PDF of the article is here. Please use the ‘Follow” button on the lower right side of the screen to signup for email notifications of new postings. To use a term not now in fashion, the Continue reading 72 – Space Review article: In support of forming a US Space Corps now

71 – Space Review article: An engineer’s view of what low-cost, reusable, commerical passenger space transportation means

On January 23, 2017, this article was published in The Space Review. A PDF of the article is here. The apparent intention of the Trump administration to reestablish the National Space Council has raised expectations that important improvements in national space policies and America’s space enterprise will be forthcoming. One Continue reading 71 – Space Review article: An engineer’s view of what low-cost, reusable, commerical passenger space transportation means

65 – Understanding the CO2 Issue

Through the Spacefaring Institute™, a series of five videos on the Spacefaring Institute YouTube® channel are being posted focusing on energy and environmental security explaining why the United States should undertake an orderly transition from fossil fuels to space-based solar energy. The first video, “Understanding the CO2 Issue”, addresses the environmental Continue reading 65 – Understanding the CO2 Issue

57 – Space Review series (Part 2): US Fossil Fuel Energy Insecurity and Space Solar Power

On March 7, 2016, the second 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 Continue reading 57 – Space Review series (Part 2): US Fossil Fuel Energy Insecurity and Space Solar Power