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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...

Jeff Greason has 17 years experience managing innovative technical project teams at XCOR Aerospace, Rotary Rocket and Intel Corporation. As president and a co-founder of XCOR, he leads the engineering team that has developed ten different long-life, highly-reusable liquid-fueled rocket engines,...

Peter Wainwright co-founded the Space Future website with Dr. Patrick Collins in 1997. This powerful website is home to nearly 200 papers covering every aspect of space tourism and a host of related subjects. Space Future seeks to educate the public, students, journalists, and enthusiasts to the...

Dr. Thomas Matula is a space commerce consultant and policy analyst. He has a Bachelors degree from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (1983) and both an MBA degree (1984) and Ph.D. in Business Administration from New Mexico State University (1994). His Ph.D. dissertation focused...

Dr. Lawrence H. Kuznetz is a 40-year veteran of the space program with advanced degrees from Columbia University and University of California, Berkeley. He was a flight controller during Apollo, helped
build the space shuttles and was Life Science Experiment Manager for the International...

Pat Bahn is the CEO of TGV Rockets and the Washington director of the Suborbital Institute, a trade association aimed at promoting the nascent suborbital launch industry. TGV Rockets is planning a piloted reusable suborbital launch vehicle, thus bringing to the market a new class and generation...

Edward Wright is chairman of the United States Rocket Academy and project manager for Citizens in Space. Formerly known as Teachers in Space, Citizens in Space now includes university students, informal educators, and backyard hobbyists as well. As project manager for Citizens in Space, Edward...

John King has worked with thousands of championship business leaders and advocates to achieve extraordinary results. He has coached and worked with more than 25,000 people to excellence in their fields. He currently lead seminars, courses, and program in Southern California and often lectures at...

A space exploration advocate since his first space lecture at age 14 in 1968. Jim McDade is a technology and science commentator and lecturer with numerous articles published in newspapers, blogs, and other media. Jim is currently the house "space expert for Alabama's "THE SOURCE" radio group,...

Tom McKeever has lots of experience with the shuttle program and has worked in many important positions at KSC, including programs pertaining to space station development and on the Columbia Space Shuttle.

Brook E. Mantia has been a dedicated space activist since joining the L5 Society (now the National Space Society) in 1979, and is president of the Golden Gate Space Frontier Society, the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of NSS. Brook is also active with the Space Frontier Foundation, contributing...

John Carter McKnight is a freelance writer and business development consultant. He is the author of a biweekly online column, “The Spacefaring Web,” (available by email and carried at www.spacedaily.com) which addresses economic, political and...

Meyers has worked for 25 years as an industrial engineer and V.P. of Engineering with several non-aerospace firms in southern California. In 1981 he attended a presentation at USC on the concept of leaving the space shuttle’s hollow, 741-sized external fuel tank in orbit when its odorless fuel...

A space exploration advocate since his first space lecture at age 14 in 1968. Jim McDade is a technology and science commentator and lecturer with numerous articles published in newspapers, blogs, and other media. Jim is currently the house "space expert for Alabama's "THE SOURCE" radio group,...

Paul Blase and TransOrbital have been at the forefront of companies planning commercial Moon missions. Mr. Blase and his associates founded TransOrbital in 1998, to in his own words, "develop the lowest-cost, commercially profitable lunar mission, leading to future commercial lunar exploration...

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