The light at the end of the tunnel- start of a Hero’s Journey

It’s been about two weeks since the end of my MINERVA fellowship and the that time has given me time to reflect and also reconsider what ideas of collaboration, doing NewSpace means. For a start, going to UNOOSA/China Space Forum, gave me a new perspective on what a space player means in our modern world,… Continue reading The light at the end of the tunnel- start of a Hero’s Journey

International Aeronautical Federation Spring Meeting

Landing in Paris, I was surprised to see cherry blossoms lining along the streets. Charles de Gaulle was busy as usual, if not even busier. It started off with parallel meetings at the International Academy of Astronautics catching up on meetings and the latest developments over the year. Running parallel across the river was the… Continue reading International Aeronautical Federation Spring Meeting

Environment and space

source: phys.com Human actions have had an indisputable impact on the Earth’s natural environment. Human activities have contributed to deforestation, desertification, soil degradation, depletion of the ozone layer and climate change. Space-based technologies, such as remotely sensed data, have enhanced scientific understanding of water cycles, air quality, forests and other aspects of the natural environment.… Continue reading Environment and space

Space safety/Space Traffic Management programs

source: spacenews.com   According to Aerospace corporation, “Space traffic management is the classification of services designed to help satellite operators avoid physical or operational conflicts. Commercial, civil, academic, and international entities all contribute to the development of procedures to ensure universal spaceflight safety by creating actionable predictions, early warnings, and sound avoidance maneuvers.” The implementation… Continue reading Space safety/Space Traffic Management programs

Space Tourism – Virgin Galactic

source: Virgin Galactic Space travel.  Space tourism.  It has been on the news and on peoples minds more recently.  And we are getting closer by the day. Imagine traveling to space like you would travel to New York Beijing, Tokyo or Sydney? So who would you fly with? Virgin Galactic If you were to look… Continue reading Space Tourism – Virgin Galactic