Monday morning – update

More from the 2011 Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference:

During his talk, George Neld said that the administration’s proposed 2012 budget includes $5M for a “Low Cost Access to Space Incentive” prize: FAA 2012 budget proposal includes space access prize – Space Politics.

Kenneth Chang at the NYT writes about the conference and about research on suborbital space transports: Space Tourism May Mean One Giant Leap for Researchers –

In the new issue of The Space Review, Jeff Foust gives an overview of developments in the field of commercial suborbital space transports: Suborbital back out of the shadows.

Here’s another announcement from Astronauts4Hire: Astronauts4Hire Announces Selection of New Flight Members.

Ken Davidian and Pay Hynes talked this morning about the Center of Excellence – Commercial Space Transportation (COE-CST), which is sponsored by the FAA.

An article about the VG announcement: Virgin Galactic To Launch Scientists Into Space –


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