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Halting the militarization of space can best be accomplished with large geosynchronous orbit human crewed platforms serving as sovereign territory of various nations. With all telecom interests concentrated on these space stations the rest of near Earth space can be … Continue reading
We live at the bottom of gravity well that dictates design, similar to Feynman’s quote- “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.” This means that no matter how many sci-fi movies … Continue reading
After watching this downhill slide into mediocrity for years I have to say in regards to space there is no truer maxim than “truth is stranger than fiction.” There are a short list of guiding principles concerning space exploration that … Continue reading
Since she will not post any more of my comments on Space Policy Online, I will just have to post them here. In response to http://www.spacepolicyonline.com/news/bridenstine-releases-american-space-renaissance-act-welcomes-comment We will either choose to establish humans in space- to expand humankind off world- … Continue reading
RealSpace or NoSpace By Gary Michael Church The 1967 Apollo 1 fire was the key event leading to the end of the 1st space age before it really began. Anticipation by the aerospace industry of astronomical profits came to an … Continue reading
By Gary Michael Church The recent 15 year “celebration” of the ISS drove me to comment on a certain forum and once again, I have been banned. I have been persona non grata on all of the popular space websites … Continue reading
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151026112106.htm http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/10/29/white-house-releases-plan-deal-space-weather-threat/74815660/ Could get ugly. Better stock up on .22 rimfire.