Quantcast

Latest NewSpace Stories

2014-09-17 12:21:08

MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a joint release today, the Midland International Airport, Midland Development Corporation, XCOR Aerospace and Orbital Outfitters announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of a Commercial Space Launch Site License (Spaceport) for the Midland International Airport (MAF). Midland International Airport is the first primary commercial service airport to be certified by the FAA under the Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR)...

2014-08-15 12:21:15

Wall Breaking Ceremony Marks Start of Hangar Renovation MIDLAND, Texas, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10am this morning, just feet from the runway which will rocket XCOR(®) Lynx(®) customers to space and back, Midland Development Corporation and XCOR Aerospace(®) invited local officials, contractors, Midland residents and local press to attend the kickoff of new renovations on the XCOR hangar with a ceremonial wall breaking inside of XCOR's Commercial Spaceflight Research and...

2013-10-15 23:21:07

The next tech tidal wave to hit Silicon Valley with business and ROI opportunities is NewSpace. Mountain View, Ca. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Want to know about the business of space who are the big players and how to get to be one? Twenty six of the most famous leaders in the NewSpace industry will participate at the SVSC/CASIS jointly sponsored “Launching Commercial Space Enterprises,” Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM-Sunday, October 20, 3:30PM, Atmel Research Park, 1600 Technology Dr.,...

2013-09-25 23:26:20

Race For Historic Property Begins Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 A historic piece of real estate, NASA Ames Moffett Field’s 1,000+ acre airfield, 3 iconic hangars, including the famous hangar one and a professional golf course are up for a development bid this October. Two previous NASA scientists, Dr. Sean Casey and Dr. Peri Pappadopoulos, Co-Founders of Silicon Valley Space Center, plan to win it! Drs. Casey and Pappadopoulos have formed the Silicon Valley Space...

Spaceport Liability Coverage An Issue With Virgin Galactic
2013-01-14 03:50:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Officials from Virgin Galactic are reportedly threatening to pull their support from a $200-plus million, publicly financed spaceport in New Mexico unless an accident liability waver is extended to cover manufacturers and component suppliers. According to Edward Helmore of The Guardian, Sir Richard Branson´s space tourism company has been displeased with state lawmakers failure to grant the extension. New Mexico...

2011-08-05 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 30th, Altius Space Machines won the $25,000 grand prize in the 2011 Heinlein NewSpace Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Space Frontier Foundation. Altius' winning business plan focused on their "Direct to Station" space station delivery solution. Jonathan Goff, Altius CEO, stated: "We are thrilled that our hard work for this competition paid off, and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to publicly present our space...

6622c908d880e7a6a8ee04f8ba4fea34
2011-07-29 12:35:00

A SpaceX manager said Thursday that the company plans to launch its second test capsule on November 30 and send it to the International Space Station. Garret Reisman, a former astronaut working at SpaceX, said the company plans to combine its second and third test flights with a single mission, scheduled to launch November 30 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. "The next flight of the Dragon we're going to go all the way and berth it to the space station, drop cargo off and bring stuff back,"...

2011-07-21 08:29:11

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide opening keynote remarks at the Space Frontier Foundation's annual NewSpace Conference at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 28. Media are invited to attend the conference, which runs July 28-30 at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. NewSpace provides a forum for space entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, engineers, regulators and space policy leaders to explore the opportunities and challenges of opening the space frontier to human...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.