Golden Spike Company
Suborbital Tourism, the Next Moon
Landings, and Settlements on Mars:
How Private Enterprise, Fueled b...
October 4, 2004:
Scaled Composites, Inc. wins the Ansari
X Prize with SpaceShipOne
AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth
May 7, 2014
Some of the
players
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May 7, 2014
AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth
May 7, 2014
Space tourism is not just rockets!
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May 7, 2014
And some service providers…
AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth
May 7, 2014
Mars Missions
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May 7, 2014
Lunar Missions
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May 7, 2014
The Texas Factor: Ground Zero for
Commercial Human Spaceflight!
Van Horn, Texas
Midlan...
AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth
May 7, 2014
The Texas Factor: Ground Zero for
Commercial Human Spaceflight!
• McGregor Texas
• Bro...
AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth
May 7, 2014
Why Texas?
• Business/startup-friendly regulatory climate
• Immunity law protecting sp...
Golden Spike Company
Questions ?
Doug Griffith
AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth
May 7, 2014
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Suborbital tourism, the next moon landings, and settlements on Mars: How private enterprise, fueled by Texas-style regulatory incentives, is leading the new space race

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Suborbital tourism, the next moon landings, and settlements on Mars: How private enterprise, fueled by Texas-style regulatory incentives, is leading the new space race

  1. 1. Golden Spike Company Suborbital Tourism, the Next Moon Landings, and Settlements on Mars: How Private Enterprise, Fueled by Texas- Style Regulatory Incentives, is Leading the New Space Race Doug Griffith AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014
  2. 2. October 4, 2004: Scaled Composites, Inc. wins the Ansari X Prize with SpaceShipOne AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014
  3. 3. Some of the players AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014
  4. 4. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 Space tourism is not just rockets!
  5. 5. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 And some service providers…
  6. 6. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 Mars Missions
  7. 7. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 Lunar Missions
  8. 8. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 The Texas Factor: Ground Zero for Commercial Human Spaceflight! Van Horn, Texas Midland, Texas Ellington Field?
  9. 9. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 The Texas Factor: Ground Zero for Commercial Human Spaceflight! • McGregor Texas • Brownsville, Texas Houston, Texas
  10. 10. AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014 Why Texas? • Business/startup-friendly regulatory climate • Immunity law protecting spaceflight companies from lawsuits • Substantial company relocation incentives • Access to NASA/JSC resources and talent through Space Act Agreements • Readily available aerospace work force
  11. 11. Golden Spike Company Questions ? Doug Griffith AeroCon 2014 Fort Worth May 7, 2014

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