Perspective


2012 – Spaceports as an Economic Engine

[caption id="attachment_2864" align="alignright"]The Falcon 9 launch vehicle carrying the Dragon C2 spacecraft lifts off from the SpaceX launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The Dragon was the first…

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2010 – Perspective

Space activities have become central to the way we live, work, and play. Every day, around the world, people experience the benefits of human engagement in space. Space applications and…

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2011 – Perspective

For half a century, human beings have been traveling to and from Earth’s orbit. Since the April 12, 1961 flight of Yuri Gagarin, 523 spacefarers from 34 countries have flown…

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2008 – Perspective

2008 was a challenging year for the world in many ways, and the space industry has not been immune to these challenges. Despite the systemic problems besetting the economy, positive…

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2009 – Perspective

Connections between people are the foundation of society. Whether by telephone, internet, or face-to-face conversation, people have an innate desire to communicate with friends, family, colleagues, and contacts near or…

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