Dr. Patrick Collins

Dr. Patrick Collins is a well-known and respected authority on space economics, space tourism, reusable launch vehicles, and space solar power. He is a professor of economics at Azabu University in Japan and adviser to a number of companies and organizations. The focus of Dr. Collins' research for the past 25 years has been how to stimulate growth of commercial space activities, the two main

opportunities being tourism and energy supply. Dr. Collins performed the first market research on space tourism in Japan in 1993, and collaboratively in the USA in 1995, and it has been very satisfactory for him to see his results confirmed by Nasa-funded studies performed in recent years. He is co-founder of Space Future Consulting, which maintains the Spacefuture.com archive. Dr Collins is closely involved with Japanese work on space tourism and space solar power, subjects which are gradually getting more and more attention, and is Chairman of the Society for Space Tourism of Japan (SSTJ).  Dr. Collins is widely published, including an editorial in Aviation Week, and an invited speech at the AIAA Wright Brothers Centenary Celebration in Dayton. Patrick is co-founder of the Space Renaissance International, where he holds the position of Vice-President. The following are some of the papers and books authored or co-authored by Dr. Collins, many of which are downloadable at: www.spacefuture.com/cgi/glossary.cgi?gl=who&term=Patrick%20Collins

 

Broadcast 2912 Dr. Patrick Collins

Guest:  Dr. Patrick Collins;  Topics:  Space tourism and economics, reusable launch vehicles, SSP, space economics, lunar tourism, Mars.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 1000 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Patrick Collins was our very special guest for this 1,000th Space Show program! Dr. Collins joined us from Japan as he was also the very first Space Show guest on June 13, 2001. We started our discussion with a type of report card for space tourism in 2001 and now in 2008. We both went through a list of milestones, accomplishments, events, and developments in order to ascertain the level of progress made in developing space tourism over the past seven years. Dr.

Broadcast 758 (Special Edition)

Tonight you will hear the very first Space Show program featuring Dr. Patrick Collins on the subject of space tourism. This program was recorded live on June 13, 2001 when the program was known as "Business Without Boundaries" and is slightly less than one hour in length. As you listen to this show, consider the state of space tourism in 2001 as discussed by Dr. Collins and the current state of space tourism. Is there progress, much progress or just marginal progress? What do you think? If you want to send a note to Dr.

Broadcast 300 (Special Edition)

Dr. Patrick Collins was the guest for this 300th Space Show program. Dr. Collins began his discussion with an in-depth review and analysis of space tourism, space tourism vehicles, financing, and companies around the world. Dr. Collins went into some detail to explain why space tourism is so important and what it means to people everywhere, including job creation for a world suffering from sluggish or depressed economies and high unemployment. He also talked about the benefits space tourism offers the beginning of our availability to tap into unlimited resources.

Broadcast 100 (Special Edition)

Dr. Patrick Collins was the first guest on The Space Show on June 13, 2001 and returns with us now to celebrate this 100th Space Show program! Dr. Collins is an exceptionally well-known and respected authority on space economics, space tourism, reusable launch vehicles, and space solar power. In this edition of The Space Show, we discuss space development and tourism economics, launch vehicles, political policy, space tourism, the Columbia and the Space Shuttle, and space solar power, along with other related topics.

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Dr. Patrick Collins is an exceptionally well known and respected authority on space economics, space tourism, reusable launch vehicles, and space solar power. Dr. Collins joins us again to discuss space tourism, space economics, space solar power and much more. Dr. Collins was the initial guest on The Space Show, the 100th guest, and the 1,000th on The Space Show. He is a professor of economics at Azabu University in Japan, and a Collaborating Researcher with the Institute for Space & Astronautical Science, as well as adviser to a number of companies. The focus of Dr.

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