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Archive for May, 2007

Bios on line!

Please do take a look at our speakers page… I have finally posted most of the bios. It’s a really interesting crew….
http://www.edventure.com/flightschool/biographies.html

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Last week I went to visit Stephan Hanvey, the CEO of SATSair. he’s one of the speakers at Flight School, and I wanted to learn about him and his business up close.
The first thing to understand about SATSair is that the model works. If you offer people reasonably priced “air cab” service ($595 […]

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….(and if you’re near Dallas) you may want to attend Thursday’s Space Venture Finance Symposium, the venture-capital offshoot of the International Space Development Conference in Dallas, which starts this Friday. Yes, that’s the day after tomorrow - Thursday May 23.
I’ll be there, leading a panel and gathering background for Flight School. There’s still space […]

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Just in case you were wondering:
The Aspen Airport, currently closed for repaving, is still scheduled to reopen on June 7, according to Kiewit Western, the construction company doing the repaving.  (The airport’s own site has only a press release from July 2006, speaking of ?effective? customer communications!)
Yeah, I would be skeptical too, but the Aspen […]

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The title alone may put you to sleep, but read on. This post is a targeted version of advice I’m giving to outfits in three areas: personal information as in personalized search or advertising cookies, space travel and medical information. You can read that version at the Huffington Post.  
 You are probably familiar with the […]

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Airship dreams

Last week I also met with  Alex Hall, former CEO of the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, and Brian Hall, CEO of Mark/Space, a software company (not a space company, despite half the name!).  They  have started a company called Airship Ventures  to operate a Zeppelin NT (new technology), most likely based in […]

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Yesterday I met with Jane Reifert of Incredible Adventures, the  company that has been organizing MiG flights and other adventures since the mid-90s. Incredible Adventures is a small outfit – just four people full-time, including one in Russia. But it has an impressive range of partners, from the Russian Space Agency to Hollywood […]

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