The Brazilian Space Agency (Agência Espacial Brasileira or AEB), is responsible for the development and implementation of Brazil’s space-related activities. Established in 1994, it operates under the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovations. This article provides a brief summary of the Brazilian space program.Read More Brazilian Space Program – A Quick Overview
The portrayal of spaceports in fiction has long captured the imagination of audiences. From the bustling intergalactic hubs in “Star Wars” to the advanced facilities in Arthur C. Clarke’s works, the fictional versions often promise a future of effortless space travel and cosmopolitan charm. However, as commercial spaceports become an integral part of real-world plans for space exploration and tourism, it’s important to separate fact from fiction. This article debunks some of the myths perpetuated by fictional representations and offers a grounded view of what real spaceports are like and what they can potentially become.Read More Spaceports in Fiction Versus Reality: Debunking Myths
20 years ago, what did the experts think was important to do in order to secure US leadership in space in the 21st-century? How have things progressed so far?Read More US and Space – 2002 Looking into the 21st-Century
The report was prepared by researchers at New Mexico State University and sponsored by the New Mexico Spaceport Authority. It estimates the economic impact of Spaceport America’s operations, tenant operations, and visitor spending in New Mexico in 2022.Read More Report: Economic Impact of Spaceport America 2022 (NMSA 2023)
This article reviews the positive and negative socio-economic impacts of space activities.Read More What are the Socio-Economic Impacts of Space Activities?