Monthly Archives: December 2006

Subeconomics Resource Transformation and The Fallacy of Technological Stasis

I just read a very interesting article on the Ludwig von Mises Insitute website, that got me thinking a bit about how to better explain my thoughts about how I think lunar markets will pan out. There are a lot … Continue reading

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False Dilemmas

I want to keep this thought brief, but I feel it’s important to think about from time to time. Basically, we need to remind ourselves that just because we can think of a dumb, unworkable way to approach a given … Continue reading

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Upcoming Space Show Appearance

Sorry for the light blogging, we’ve been very busy at work lately. I just wanted to mention that on January 10th at 7-8:30 PM (PST), I’ll be speaking on the Space Show about alternative architectures to the current VSE plan, … Continue reading

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Some More Thoughts About Lunar Markets

As several commenters and blogospheric critics have mentioned, the odds of actually getting NASA to change its course from the current ESAS moondoggle to something more sustainable, affordable, and which helped catalyze commercial lunar transportation are well…rather small. Even with … Continue reading

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Why Mars again?

by guest blogger Ken Last post I admitted that I was confused as to why Mars was THE GOAL of our space efforts. From my perspective there really doesn’t seem to be that much of tangible value when compared with … Continue reading

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Ki’s Blog

Thought I would add a link to my sister-in-law’s blog “Running on Empty But Still Running“. My favorite quote: Isn’t Toddlerhood Great? My son’s vocabulary is growing everyday by leaps and bounds. Just this morning he pulled an orange from … Continue reading

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Return of Jonny Bloggin

Since I’m at home this morning with Jonny while Tiff goes to a checkup, and while the guys go out to play with hot flamey stuff, I figured it was time for some more Jonny Bloggin. Here’s some Haloween photos … Continue reading

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Ne’er Despairing Though Defeated

When COTS did its final downselect to SpaceX and RpK, they had to turn down several oother promising approaches. However there were several articles today and yesterday that suggest that some of those other teams “aren’t quite dead yet”, and … Continue reading

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Why Mars?

by guest blogger Ken I think that the more space-related powerpoint presentations I see, the more discouraged I become. I unfortunately didn’t have an opportunity to see the Lunar Architecture Team presentation, as I was on a road trip to … Continue reading

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Updates on Human-Rated Atlas V, WBC, Settled Cryo Transfer, Etc

I’ve been having a little bit of a hard time figuring out where to go from my last post. Whether to flesh it out, or leave it as is. However, I did have some new and relevant information I’ve received … Continue reading

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