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Extreme Space Weather Event #23072012

You may have seen some dramatic headlines in the news last week: “‘Extreme solar storm’ could have pulled the plug on Earth” (Guardian); “Solar ‘superstorm’ just missed Earth in 2012″ ( 702 more words

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Property RIghts in Space (Part II): Post-NewSpace Conference Thoughts - Posey ASTEROIDS Act, Bigelow Payload Safety Review, On-Orbit Jurisdiction, Etc.

To begin, the discussion today served as good evidence that property rights issues in space are indeed a mix of law, policy, politics, diplomacy, and technology. 1,316 more words

Property Rights in Space (Part I): When Talking Property Rights in Space, Limit References to the Moon Treaty Please

Looking forward to moderating a panel discussion at NewSpace 2014 tomorrow July 25th at 10:45AM  in San Jose, CA  on property rights in space and will be joined by Sagi Kfir (Corporate Counsel, Deep Space Industries), Jim Muncy (Co-Founder, Space Frontier Foundation), and Berin Szoka (President, Tech Freedom).  821 more words

Still Thinking About The Moon, Hoping Congress Won't Get In The Way

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon.  If you need to filter it through social media, NASA has what you need.  203 more words

Hodge Podge

A few thoughts regarding National Space Society's paper on "US dependence on Russian Technology" in Space

Hello everyone! Here are some thoughts regarding the recent Position Paper on “Dependence on Russian Technology” put out by the National Space Society. Link here for the paper and press release: 1,037 more words

ISEE-3 In Critical Period

The ISEE-3 Reboot Group has been working hard over the last three weeks to reconnect and communicate with the International Sun/Earth Explorer 3, launched in 1978 and only recently returned from an orbit around the sun.  136 more words