Thursday, February 10, 2005

From Slashdot - the dawning of the Federation - Roddenberry would be proud

Shanes Secret Journal

Posted by Zonk on Thursday February 10, @11:12AM
from the what-is-their-prime-directive? dept.
Neil Halelamien writes "A number of entrepreneurs in the nascent commercial space industry are establishing the Personal Spaceflight Federation, an industry group which will work with federal regulators to come up with standards to promote crew and passenger safety. The founders include both suborbital and orbital spaceflight entrepreneurs, such as Armadillo Aerospace's John Carmack, Scaled Composites's Burt Rutan, SpaceX's Elon Musk, and t/Space's Gary Hudson. Commentary available on MSNBC,, and Space Race News. In related news, NASA is looking at commercial options for resupply of the International Space Station."


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