Personal Spaceflight: Presentations

World (New) Space Programs & Projects

Lindsey's presentation on non-U.S. "newspace" vehicles and technologies given at the 2009 Annual NewSpace Conference in Arizona provides a window to projects that are not often seen here. 

Virgin Galactic Feathering Technology

This presentation on Virgin Galactic’s feathering technology describes a way to support more efficient commercial near-space travel. The feathering, or inward tilting of the spacecraft wings, offers benefits for commercial sub-orbital space flights.

Space Tourism: Risks And Rewards

A good recent overview of the status of and key issues for the space tourism market.