Bigelow Aerospace

Type: Company
Name: Bigelow Aerospace
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Reusable rockets: Up and down and up again

EVERYTHING about space flight is superlative. Even relatively modest rockets are hundreds of feet high. The biggest (the Saturn V, which launched astronauts to the Moon) remains the most powerful vehicle ever built. But space flight is superlatively expensive, ... [Published The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mars One - Viable or Pipe Dream?

- If you are a regular visitor to this blog site you have had the opportunity to read about the project dubbed Mars One, an enterprise focused on colonizing the red planet which by the way is in opposition to Earth this week, that is, directly aligned ... [Published World Future Society - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

CSF Welcome New Executive and Associate Members

Washington D.C. - The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce the addition of six new member organizations. Bigelow Aerospace and Orbital Outfitters have joined as new Executive Members and Moon Express has moved up from Associate to ... [Published SpaceRef - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Bolden suggests Russia space rift could end Orion, Space Launch System

story in Florida Today, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden suggested that more than just the International Space Station is at risk because of Russia’s imperial adventures in the Ukraine. He suggested that should Russia suspend flights for Americans on ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts Say

The space shuttle Endeavour as it launches from NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad on July 15, 2009. By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer for Space.com 2014-03-26 16:30:08 UTCNEW YORK — Space tourism and commercial space mining projects are ushering ... [Published Mashable - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson debate the future of space exploration

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist best known as host of Fox’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, hosts an annual debate at the Hayden Planetarium in the memory of the prolific science fiction writer Asimov, who died in 1992.This year, the topic under ... [Published The Week Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Private Space Travel Is Worth the Risk If Done Right Experts Say

'); An artist's illustration of a Bigelow Aerospace BA 330 inflatable module with Mars in the background. The BA 330 module is expected to be designed to form part of a multi-module space ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Panel events: Human settlement on the Moon (Marshall Inst.) + Reducing national security space costs (AIA)

The  George C. Marshall Institute  in Arlington, Virginia will host a panel discussion on  Human Settlement in Space: The Moon’s Challenges and OpportunitiesMankind has long dreamed of settling on celestial bodies – the moon, other planets and space stations.  ... [Published HobbySpace - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Human Settlement in Space: The Moon's Challenges and Opportunities

Category : Aeronautics and AstronauticsEvent Format : LectureDate : Tuesday, March 25, 2014Location : Districtview South, 24th Floor, 1919 N Lynn St, Arlington, VA 22209, USMankind has long dreamed of settling on celestial bodies - the moon, other planets ... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 4 reports

Livestream: Selling Space with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Tonight, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will host a debate about the benefits and pitfalls of the private sector monetizing the many needs of exploring space and beyond.  The Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate will take place at the American Museum of Natural History ... [Published Big Think - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 1 reports

NASA just made moon mining a real possibility

We’ve heard enthusiastic talk of space asteroid mining missions before, but these ambitious plans could be one step closer to becoming a reality after NASA announced that it’s began accepting applications from private enterprises to fund such missions ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Feb 11 2014]
First reported Dec 28 2013 - Updated Dec 28 2013 - 1 reports

Bigelow Aerospace Seeks Closed Volume Spacecraft Simulation Crew Members

This is a part time position. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.Duty Location: North Las Vegas, NevadaBigelow Aerospace seeks mature, well adjusted adult ... [Published SpaceRef - Dec 28 2013]

Quotes

"The CSF is an important nexus and advocate for the commercial space industry," said Bob Richards, Chief Executive Officer of Moon Express. "We look forward to continued work with CSF and its member companies, from Earth orbit to the Moon and beyond."
...But allowing individuals to buy property could be an incentive to go to space, Gold said. "You should be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor."
“There’s a shift from traditional white males,” said Pulham, citing female heads of Space X and United Space Alliance as examples. "I’m seeing much more diversity being valued and coming up through the ranks, and a screaming cry for talent. We’re doing such a poor job in this country to inspire the next generation.”"
No one yet knows the name of the person who will be the first to set foot on Mars – but Mr Dean knows this much: "The people who will go to Mars are certainly alive today. I would not be surprised if astronauts in the corps currently are included on the mission."

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Reusable rockets: Up and down and up again [Published The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
Mars One - Viable or Pipe Dream? [Published World Future Society - Apr 08 2014]
CSF Welcome New Executive and Associate Members [Published SpaceRef - Apr 01 2014]
NASA's Bolden suggests Russia space rift could ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 27 2014]
Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts... [Published Mashable - Mar 26 2014]
Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson debate the future of ... [Published The Week Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson And Friends Debate The Comm... [Published Fast Company - Mar 24 2014]
Private Space Travel Is Worth the Risk If Done ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 22 2014]
Panel events: Human settlement on the Moon (Mar... [Published HobbySpace - Mar 21 2014]
Human Settlement in Space: The Moon's Challenge... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 21 2014]
Livestream: Selling Space with Neil deGrasse Tyson [Published Big Think - Mar 19 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson to Host Debate on Commercia... [Published Scientific Computing - Mar 19 2014]
Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Host ‘Selling Space’ ... [Published Universe Today - Mar 19 2014]
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Hosts Privat... [Published Space.com - Mar 19 2014]
Taking man to Mars: Nasa reveals the technology... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 19 2014]
NASA just made moon mining a real possibility [Published SiliconANGLE - Feb 11 2014]
Prepared Statement by George Nield: Hearing on ... [Published SpaceRef - Feb 04 2014]
Bigelow Gives You A Chance To Be A Simulated As... [Published Universe Today - Dec 30 2013]
Bigelow Aerospace Seeks Closed Volume Spacecraf... [Published SpaceRef - Dec 28 2013]
Why America lacks lunar ambition [Published Telegraph - Dec 14 2013]
Teenaged Space Station Thriving After 15 Years ... [Published Universe Today - Nov 19 2013]
NASA, Bigelow Aerospace Media Availability [Published SpaceRef - Nov 07 2013]
NASA, Bigelow Aerospace to Hold Media Availability [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 06 2013]
Historical Society hosting Star Trek program [Published Argus Leader - Oct 09 2013]
Memo From Rep. Aderholt Staffer Mark Dawson: "N... [Published SpaceRef - Jul 25 2013]
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NASA just made moon mining a real possibility [Published SiliconANGLE - Feb 11 2014]
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NASA, Bigelow Aerospace to Hold Media Availability [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 06 2013]
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