Prometheus, Heinlein, Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Award-winning author and space policy advisor, and New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty works, Larry Niven has been named the new Patron of the International Institute of Space Commerce. He was named in recognition of his instrumental work in space commerce and space economics. He graciously [...]
The world’s leading open source think tank on the economics and commerce of space, the ISU’s International Institute of Space Commerce (IISC), has appointed Dr. Michael Simpson as its new Managing Director and Board Member. “It was a privilege to be a founding director of the Institute during my Presidency at ISU, and to remain [...]
SatMagazine has run a feature article on the IISC 35 Under 35 Awards. This is just the next of many articles that the SatNews group has run concerning the IISC's activities. Check out the article, and get a subscription to SatMagazine today! Check out the article on SatMagazine's website.
Check out the article from SpaceRef concerning the 35 Under 35 nominations. Get your nominations in as soon as possible - they are starting to come in, and the competition looks to be intense. http://spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=52122
Check out this week's State of the Industry Report. In this report, we feature IISC Corporate Liaison Natasha Parks at the Kennedy Space Center.
Jose Ocasio-Christian, CEO, of Caelus Partners, LLC, defines the questions to be answered in this week's Lunar Economic Action Plan white paper Justifying a Lunar Settlement. Can you justify a lunar settlement to the public at large? Are there any lunar resources that can effectively replace what we can find on Earth? What are your [...]
John Paffett lays out a plan for a full on telecommunications infrastructure for the moon. This addresses a key piece to the puzzle of opening up the Moon for more commercial and scientific endeavours. What are your thoughts on what's been layed out here? READ THE WHOLE PAPER: LEAP Communications Architecture
Read this week's State of the Industry Report.
Skycorp Incorporated CEO Dennis Wingo puts forth a strong take on where the United States should go with its space policy in his white paper Creating a Bold and Courageous 21st Century American Space Policy. What is your take? Is moon based manufacturing the true lynch-pin of our future endeavours? Can policy that works for [...]
Read the IISC's White Paper this week: Location, Location, Location on the Moon by Hoyt Davidson of Near Earth Industries, LLC. Read the whole paper.