Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wayne Hale’s New Blog

Just saw the news that Wayne Hale (of Space Shuttle operations fame) has a new blog up on wordpress.  Wayne’s blog posts while still at NASA were always informative, and I hope now that he’s out in the private sector, … Continue reading

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The Business of Altius Space Machines

A couple of months ago, I came to a realization that many of the “gaps” impeding space commercialization could be profitably targeted right now, instead of having to develop everything in series, boostrapping up from suborbital RLVs.  While the evolutionary … Continue reading

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[Before I try and end the speculation about what it is we’re trying to accomplish at Altius, I wanted to give some thoughts about where I think things could go over the next 25-30 years. I think everyone who reads … Continue reading

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While some of you may have known for a while, I think that Clark may have surprised a lot of readers when he pointed out the news that I was no longer a part of the Masten team. I am … Continue reading

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