Articles Tagged: civil space

Moon’s Challenges and Opportunities for Human Space Exploration

On Tuesday March 25, 2014, the Marshall Institute and the Space Enterprise Council brought together a panel of experts to discuss the pressing scientific, technological and economic issues involved in human settlement on the Moon. The panel speakers are: Dr. Paul D. Spudis, Planetary Geology and Remote Sensing, Lunar and Planetary Institute. Mike Gold, Director […]

Tending the Forge of American Space Power

American culture has long had a fascination with outer space. President John F. Kennedy described it as “this new ocean,” and words like “destiny” and “frontier” are frequently used to characterize America’s relationship to it. Hollywood and the media often approach it with a sense of wonder, humility, and even a bit of fear. From […]

R&D Can Revitalize the Space Industrial Base

For nearly 20 years, the United States has been living off its investments in space. Unfortunately, its ability to do so is coming to an end, and the space industrial base finds itself increasingly at risk. Without a healthy foundation, the American people will not continue to enjoy the benefits that space systems provide and […]

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