Summer Space Programme 2012 White Paper presents examines current and potential tele-reach solutions from the perspective of the economic and social needs of the Global South. The SH-SSP12 was conducted at the Mawson Lakes campus of the University of South Australia (UniSA), Adelaide, Australia, by the International Space University (ISU) and UniSA. It has been [...]
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Increasing interest in orbital space tourism has been generated by recent developments of projects and organisations such as Excalibur, Galactic Suite and Bigelows Space Complex Alpha, as well as the Russian Orbital Technologies plans. Although recent years have seen a number of excellent studies published, mainly focusing on suborbital demand, there has been, until now, [...]
IISC and Vienna based think tank, the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) agree to co-operate in the provision of policy advice to the space community. ESPI provides decision-makers with an informed view on mid- to long-term issues relevant to Europe’s space activities and in this context, ESPI acts as an independent platform for developing positions [...]
Jay Honeycutt, former director of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, dedicated a special lecture in memory of Dr. Burton I. Edelson. Edelson was a true pioneer of space science and applications providing visionary leadership in a career that included nearly 30 years of public service in the Navy and at NASA. Whilst going over NASA’s history [...]
Date: 30th November 2010 Time: 9am - 4.30pm Place: Mount Murray Hotel and Country Club, Mount Murray Road, Santon, Isle of Man In the first workshop organized by IISC, the main conclusion was that space was increasingly becoming an economic commodity. Building on that, with participation of researchers and space policy professionals, the Second IISC [...]
In joint publication with the International Space University and the International Institute of Space Commerce, “This third book by the Aerospace Technology Working Group (ATWG) is a broad and fascinating survey of the important topic of Space Commerce. The authors are genuine experts within their fields, and many of them have been together in the [...]