An ambitious space plan for the Biden Administration

An ambitious space plan for the Biden Administration

The incoming Administration put out a call for ideas that it should take prompt action on–the Day One Project. Ideas were welcomed in a variety of areas: Education and Workforce Energy, Environment and Climate Health and Life Sciences Innovation and economic...
A Robotic Space Station for the 2020s

A Robotic Space Station for the 2020s

Two years ago, I wrote an article in The Space Review describing a robotic space station: https://www.thespacereview.com/article/3548/1 That article left an important question unanswered: would there be any customers interested in using an uncrewed station? One way to...
It’s time for in-space infrastructure

It’s time for in-space infrastructure

Infrastructure investments are wealth creators. It’s almost a truism. The American railroads of the late 1800s; Air Mail; shipping containers for maritime transport; the Interstate Highway System; the Internet; the Global Positioning System. Each of these...
Covid-19: space dreams deferred?

Covid-19: space dreams deferred?

It’s probably obvious that New Space projects are going to be hammered by the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. Some of the impacts we can expect: Startup companies having a harder time obtaining venture capital. Large companies sending large parts of their...