Archive for June 2013

Is Big Government our best chance to explore the cosmos?

The wiki article for this episode can be found here: http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/6.16 In this episode we answer a viewer comment: Will Big Government be our only hope to get off this rock? Historically, that seems likely, but how much as NewSpace change the equation? In Space News we look at the Planetary Resources Kickstarter, which you…

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Crowdfunding your next Space Program

Want to build some LEGO spacecraft? Check out http://rebrickable.com/designer/StephenPakbaz which is the story we missed. Planetary Resources introduced a $1,000,000 kickstarter project and raised over 1/2 the funds required in 2 days! Does this mean that crowd funded space programs will start cropping up more often? In Space News we look at recent launches, radiation…

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