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Welcome to HobbySpace. the site that will prove to you that everyone can participate in space exploration and development in one way or another.
March 2008
Recent Blog Postings
HobbySpace Log:
RLV & Space Transport News:
Recent Features
XCOR Lynx flight profile
Space Access 2008 - Review
The Space Access Society's annual meeting - Space Access '08 - took place this year during March 27-29 in Phoenix, Arizona. Reviews, commentary and photos are presented here.
 

Commercial Stairway to Space - 2008
A prognostication for how private commercial operations could dominate the development of human spaceflight activity by 2020.
 

Ups and Downs in NewSpace in 2007
A review of important events, business, and technology developments in the entrepreneurial spaceflight community and industry during 2007.
  
X Prize Cup 2007 - Review
The annual celebration of space and rocketry took place October 26-26, 2006 at Holloman AFB in Alamogordo, New Mexico in tandem with the air show there.
  
Space Artist Spotlight

Jupiter Complexity by Andrew C. Stewart
Jupiter Complexity
by
Andrew C. Stewart

Edge On by Andrew C. Stewart
Edge On
by
Andrew C. Stewart

New Home Mars by Andrew C. Stewart
New Home Mars
by
Andrew C. Stewart

Phobos City by Andrew C. Stewart
Phobos City
by
Andrew C. Stewart


Andrew C. Stewart

More space art...
 
Space Music of the Month

World Hold On (video)
Bob Sinclair
Previous space music in spotlight
   

Space Hobbies & Activities in the Spotlight
Space Contests

These days there seem to be new space related contests announced almost every week. Below is a sampling of recent contests. See the Space Prizes Blog for regular updates on such competitions.

 


Richard Garriott's Space Mission :
UK Space Education Challenge

UK students have a chance to participate vicariously in Richard Garriott's trip to the International Space Station: Wanted: Student Experiment for Space Tourist's Trek - Space.com - Mar.12.08




This work - The Return to Abalakin
by Alexander Preuss - won the
2008 NSS Space Settlement Art contest
.

The National Space Society sponsors an annual contest to supply the artwork for its calendar. The winners of the Space Settlement 2009 Calendar Art Contest were recently announced. See the Gallery.


Here are two writing contests:

Some NASA sponsored contests:

It's a Whole New Outer Space Out There

A Flight on SpaceShip Two


This video animation illustrates what a flight on a Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two vehicle,
built by Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites company, would be like as it travels on a suborbital
space flight with 2 pilots and 6 passengers. The White Knight Two carrier vehicle is nearing
completion and will begin test flights this summer. The SS2 will begin drop tests in early 2009.
First test flights to space should happen later in 2009 and first paying customer flights in 2010.

 

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See the archive of previous HobbySpace homepage Spotlight items ...
February 08 - April 08

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The Art of C. Sergent Lindsey
NewSpace Watch at NSG

 

 
 
 
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