Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Lunar Lander Challenge and ISPCS Roundup - October 22, 2008

This isn't really going to be a full roundup, since my news searches and surfing show way more LLC and ISPCS posts and news articles than I can even read. Given that, RLV News is a good place to start:

ISPCS 2008: Wed. Oct..22 - Notes from afternoon session 2+ - features former Centennial Challenges manager Ken Davidian

ISPCS 2008: Wed. Oct..22 - Notes from afternoon session 2 -

Moderator:Brett Alexander, President, Personal Spaceflight Federation, and Executive Director for Space, X PRIZE Foundation
Co-moderator: Jeff Foust (Futron,, Personal Spaceflight, Space Polities, The Space Review)
Foust: What advice for the next president?Walker: Tax free bill for commercial space products and services.
Murphy: Need efforts to spur innovations and ideas. More prizes and similar competitions.

TrueZer0 has its permit for the NG-LLC

Las Cruces reports ... - These last 2 include several links to the X PRIZE Foundation's Launch Pad, which I'm sure will continue to be another key place to check as the Lunar Lander Challenge approaches.

NASA turns to the private sector as China flexes new space muscles - VentureBeat - This is by William Pomerantz of the X PRIZE Foundation. One of the Launch Pad posts mentions this article.