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IISC Announces New Executive Director

The International Institute of Space Commerce (IISC), the world’s leading open source think tank on the economics and commerce of space, has announced the selection of its new Executive Director, Mr Robert Alexander. “I am very honored and excited to be given this responsibility,” he said. “The IISC has a unique position in the global [...]

IISC Announces New Executive Director 2017-07-20T01:16:47+00:00

State of the Industry, July 17, 2017

Here is the State of the Industry report for July 17, 2017. If you are not on the mail list, sign up for a Membership to do so.  When you sign up, be sure to click on "approve" on the follow on email so that you are added to our list.  If you are already [...]

State of the Industry, July 17, 2017 2017-07-20T00:55:52+00:00

State of the Industry for July 10, 2017

Here is the State of the Industry Report for July 10, 2017. If you are not on the mail list, sign up for a Membership to do so.  When you sign up, be sure to click on "approve" on the follow on email so that you are added to our list.  If you are [...]

State of the Industry for July 10, 2017 2017-07-11T22:25:36+00:00

Political Discourse At The Speed of Light

A.K.A. Political Discourse In The Age Of The Singularity “At the speed of light you’re in endless night, At the speed of sound you can’t see the ground.” ~ Wang Chung   Feeling disorientated by the media recently? Concerned that politics and reason as you know it has taken a long drive off a short [...]

Political Discourse At The Speed of Light 2017-06-12T10:51:39+00:00

Coming Publication: the Lunar Economic Action Plan (L.E.A.P.).

L.E.A.P., the Lunar Economic Action Plan, is a coming open source publication from the Institute. It's a business plan for the Moon. How will the Lunar economy work? How could it work? Information and Resources for Authors. For more information, please contact Chris Stott. *Image courtesy of James Vaughan.

Coming Publication: the Lunar Economic Action Plan (L.E.A.P.). 2017-03-28T10:52:04+00:00

Executive Director for the IISC required.

The IISC is presently seeking a new Executive Director to continue the growth of the Institute and its work and to take the Institute to its next level. The Executive Director is the key management leader of the International Institute of Space Commerce (the Institute) and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organisation. [...]

Executive Director for the IISC required. 2017-01-27T10:48:22+00:00

Dr. Jerry Pournelle Named First Patron of The International Institute of Space Commerce

National Space Society Heinlein Award winner and New York Times Best Selling Author of over thirty works, Dr. Jerry Pournelle has been named the Patron of the International Institute of Space Commerce. Affiliated with the International Space University (ISU), the Institute is the world’s leading think tank dedicated to the study of the business, economics, [...]

Dr. Jerry Pournelle Named First Patron of The International Institute of Space Commerce 2016-11-03T12:11:25+00:00

Calling Earth – An Astronaut’s Thoughts

We're delighted to announce our next event, which will be held in the Isle of Man at the end of this month. Nicole Stott is a retired astronaut, aquanaut and STEAM advocate. Her missions on the Space Shuttle Discovery and time on the International Space Station afford her a unique perspective of Earth, and is [...]

Calling Earth – An Astronaut’s Thoughts 2016-11-03T12:11:25+00:00

Living in the Second Elizabethan Age

We are living, in what I would argue, is the second Elizabethan Age. An age of commerce, exploration and discovery in Space driven by geopolitical, commercial, and cultural factors so incredibly similar to those of the first Elizabethan Age that is it worth noting. With this new Golden Age of exploration history is repeating itself [...]

Living in the Second Elizabethan Age 2016-11-03T12:11:25+00:00

To be Digitally Agnostic in the age of Satellites, Screens, and Social Media

Does Social Media worry you? Do you find yourself confused in this age of digital media, adrift in the world of networking?  Worried about satellite versus cable? Android versus Apple? Tablets versus smart phones?   Messaging and connecting with your clients and colleagues has never been easier, but it has also never been as potentially confusing. [...]

To be Digitally Agnostic in the age of Satellites, Screens, and Social Media 2016-11-03T12:11:25+00:00