Category Archives: Air Force

Servicing Iridium’s Satellite Constellation: Business Case (Part 2)–Background and Technical Challenges

Earlier this week, Colin Doughan posted the first post in what should hopefully be a fun series of posts on the business case of servicing the Iridium satellites over on his excellent Space Business Blog. As he mentioned at the … Continue reading

Posted in Air Force, Altius Space Machines, Business, Entrepreneurship, Propellant Depots, Tuggery | 43 Comments

Random Thought: Mass NASA Spaceflight Externships

I just had a crazy thought this morning, that while probably unworkable–we’d probably all be better-off if 99% of government policy proposals were sent directly to the paper-shredder–might be a way to start extricating NASA from it’s current manned spaceflight … Continue reading

Posted in Air Force, Commercial Space, NASA, Space Policy | 13 Comments