National Space Council Round Table – Orbit 10.37

By October 8, 2017Orbit 10, TMRO:Space

The National Space Council had its first meeting this last week. Benjamin, Cariann, Mike and Jared discuss what happened in the first meeting and what power this group may have.

News:
Thirty-Meter Telescope Is Cleared To Begin Construction…Again
Bigelow’s Expandable Space Module May Get More Time at ISS
JWST launch delayed to 2019

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7 Comments

  • DougSpace says:

    “We choose to go to the Moon…Well, that is after we spend a few billion establishing a permanent commercial presence in LEO…But then we will go to the Moon…um…actually near the Moon spending billions to establish the Deep Space Gateway…But then we’re really going to the Moon…We’ll, not actually ‘we’, somebody will…maybe some commercial or international folks….And then on the Moon we’ll spend billions and establish a foundation — an infrastructure that we need to go to Mars…And then we’ll spend billions to go to Mars…we’ll, not ‘we’ but presumably someone several administrations in the future will go to Mars. That’s the plan.”

    • LOL that is so true.

      I hope the Elon Musks and Scott Bezos entrepreneurs will get people to explore faster than the US government. Of course, if some other country like Japan or China starts to mine helium 3 from the moon first, then maybe the government of the US may recommit.

  • DougSpace says:

    A space program needs consistency across administrations if it is a good program. But any program that is expensive, well behind schedule, unnecessary, dangerous, or uninspiring should always be open to being replaced with a better plan. e.g. Should we reinstate the Asteroid Redirect Mission just for the sake of consistency? If not, then what other expensive programs should be reconsidered in light of a public-private alternative? ISS? SLS? Orion? DSG? Etc?

  • D. Messier says:

    I live in Mojave. We get sonic booms for Edward just about every day. You adjust to them, but they’re still extremely irritating. But, that’s the nature of this place. We live near an air base with the nation’s only over-land supersonic corridor overhead. And there’s not that many people to annoy out here.

    I think it would be hard to operate point-to-point rockets near major cities given the sonic booms and noise from launches. Do you know how many people live in the NY metropolitan area? In and around Shanghai?

    I wish Elon luck. But, there are a lot of issues to deal with before this could become a reality.

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