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New Scientist has an article Why sustainable power is unsustainable . It suggested that because of the limits of indium and platinum solar and hydrogen

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) this week publicly released a study completed in November 2008 on Space-Based Solar Power (SBSP). This study was initiated by

Will space be the place for the next major government infrastructure projects? Lincoln  built the Transcontinental Railroad. Roosevelt’s New Deal built the Grand Coulee, Hoover and

George Abbey, Neal Lane and John Muratore wrote Maximizing NASA’s Potential in Flight and on the Ground: Recommendations for the Next Administration for the James

At the Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program meeting Neil DeGrasse Tyson said NASA should get out of Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

A new book about the future. George Friedman’s “The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century” Here are two videos of the author

There is an interesting discussion going on at change.gov about using space solar power as a means of achieving energy independence in an environmentally friendly

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