Space: Where are we headed?

Author David Brin looks at our future in space. Where is NASA headed and what is the role of private enterprise?
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CONTRARY BRIN: Space! Heading out there... David Brin, Science Fiction, Headed, Space, Universe, Future, Sci Fi, Floor Space, Future Tense
Space! Heading out there...
CONTRARY BRIN: Space! Heading out there...
CONTRARY BRIN: Our best year in space ever! Highlights, Neon Signs, Blog, Luminizer, Blogging, Hair Highlights
Our best year in space yet!
CONTRARY BRIN: Our best year in space ever!
Space Marvels - galaxies, space-power, "my" asteroid... and comets... Fiction Writer, Popular Science, Galaxy Space, Comet, Astronomy, Galaxies
Space Marvels - galaxies, space-power, "my" asteroid... and comets...
Space Marvels - galaxies, space-power, "my" asteroid... and comets...
Let's Lift the Earth! Earth, Mbs, Let It Be, Hippy, Quick
Let's Lift the Earth!
Let's Lift the Earth!
Exploring the Multiverse: Cosmology and Beyond: A discussion with David Brin, Brian Keating and Andrew Friedman at UCSD’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Physics Formulas, Astrophysics, Homepage, Arthur, Andrew, Exploring
Arthur C. Clarke Center: How Big is the World?
Exploring the Multiverse: Cosmology and Beyond: A discussion with David Brin, Brian Keating and Andrew Friedman at UCSD’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination
The Moon Landing: 45 Years Later Moon Landing, 45 Years, Nasa, Enterprise, Author
The Moon Landing: 45 Years Later
The Moon Landing: 45 Years Later
Our Future in Space: David Brin speaks at the Space Technology Innovations Conference, 2014 Technology Innovations, Science Fiction Authors, Physicist, Black Eyed Peas, Distant, Conference
David Brin, physicist, science fiction author
Our Future in Space: David Brin speaks at the Space Technology Innovations Conference, 2014
Innovations to help us conquer space Conquer, Innovation
Innovations to help us conquer space
Innovations to help us conquer space
Our Near and Distant Future in Space: from the Space Technology Innovations Conference
David Brin, physicist, science fiction author
Our Near and Distant Future in Space: from the Space Technology Innovations Conference
A New Barnstorming Age: the Near Future of Manned Spaceflight Near Future, Space Flight
A New Barnstorming Age: the Near Future of Manned Spaceflight
A New Barnstorming Age: the Near Future of Manned Spaceflight
Amid fretful resignation, we learn of the likely loss of the magnificent Kepler mission...which discovered as many as three thousand planets beyond our solar system. Can we agree by national consensus about just one thing?  That we must follow this up with something even better and more grand?  Say to yourself… aloud… the following words.  "I am a member of a civilization that does stuff like that." Nasa Jpl, Spacecraft, Sky Pictures, The Final Frontier, Our Solar System, Civilization, Alien, Planets
Mixed News from Space
Amid fretful resignation, we learn of the likely loss of the magnificent Kepler mission...which discovered as many as three thousand planets beyond our solar system. Can we agree by national consensus about just one thing? That we must follow this up with something even better and more grand? Say to yourself… aloud… the following words. "I am a member of a civilization that does stuff like that."
Re-Invent Outer Space, The Barnstorming Era: We’re entering the second era of humans in space, the 'barn-storming era. Listen to an all-star online gathering on the Re-Inventors' site, an "outer space roundtable."  -- a stimulating discussion with Geoffrey Landis, Ariel Waldman, Peter Leyden, Andrew Hoppin, Chris McKay, Jim Karavala... Google Tools, Google Apps, What Is An Editorial, Google Chrome Extensions, Classroom Discussion, Editorial Calendar, 5 Elements, Teaching Technology, Google Calendar
Reinvent the Exploration of Outer Space
Re-Invent Outer Space, The Barnstorming Era: We’re entering the second era of humans in space, the 'barn-storming era. Listen to an all-star online gathering on the Re-Inventors' site, an "outer space roundtable." -- a stimulating discussion with Geoffrey Landis, Ariel Waldman, Peter Leyden, Andrew Hoppin, Chris McKay, Jim Karavala...
Exciting Possibilities in (and about) space! A look at NASA's NIAC: Innovative Advanced Concepts. Space Probe, Space Nasa, Mineralogy, Planetary, Three Dimensional, Things That Bounce, Mission
CONTRARY BRIN
Exciting Possibilities in (and about) space! A look at NASA's NIAC: Innovative Advanced Concepts.
On July 20th, 1969...In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing Mission Apollo 11, Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Apollo Missions, Moon Missions, Moon Landing Photos, Bbc Earth, National Aeronautics And Space Administration, Apollo Space Program, John Glenn
On July 20th, 1969…by David Brin
On July 20th, 1969...In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing
Water and Wrenches, Belts and Suspenders: A rational approach to exploring Mars & Beyond Sonda Curiosity, Cosmos, Water On Mars, Tsunami, Mission To Mars, Photo Images, Wedding Bride
Water and Wrenches, Belts and Suspenders: A rational approach to exploring Mars & Beyond
Water and Wrenches, Belts and Suspenders: A rational approach to exploring Mars & Beyond
Does the Moon Beckon Us Back? Beckon, Moon, The Moon
Does the Moon Beckon Us Back?
Does the Moon Beckon Us Back?
Science and Space: Exploring New Frontiers Basic Physics, Future Days, Train Of Thought, Mount Fuji, What Next, Deployment, Infrastructure, Frontier, The Wonders
Science and Space: Exploring New Frontiers
Science and Space: Exploring New Frontiers
SETI: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Ancient Aliens, Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Extra Terrestrial, Turn Ons, Telescopes, Alien Theories, The Search, Search
SETI: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
SETI: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
A Sudden Burgeoning Into Space? Especially Amateur SETI? Spaces
A Sudden Burgeoning into Space? Especially Amateur SETI!
A Sudden Burgeoning Into Space? Especially Amateur SETI?
For a recent interview I was asked -- Where is manned spaceflight headed in the near term? Space Tourism, Space Travel, 3d Printed Building, La Colonisation, Living Off The Land, University Of Southern California, Hubble Space Telescope, Futuristic Technology, Futuristic Design
The Near Future of Manned Spaceflight
For a recent interview I was asked -- Where is manned spaceflight headed in the near term?
Why the sudden activity in Space? - David Brin at Planetfest Space Exploration, Science
Why the sudden activity in Space? - David Brin
Why the sudden activity in Space? - David Brin at Planetfest
100 Year Starship: Our Commitment to Deep Time Deep Time, Commitment, The 100
100 Year Starship: Our Commitment to Deep Time
100 Year Starship: Our Commitment to Deep Time
Asteroid Mining: Science or Fiction. What obstacles stand in the way of obtaining resources from asteroids? Asteroid Mining, Sci Fi Authors, Mining
Asteroid Mining: Science or Fiction
Asteroid Mining: Science or Fiction. What obstacles stand in the way of obtaining resources from asteroids?
Our Reborn Future in Space. Mining asteroids: How will Planetary Resources extract wealth from asteroids? Scientist, Resources
Our Reborn Future in Space
Our Reborn Future in Space. Mining asteroids: How will Planetary Resources extract wealth from asteroids?
Grand-Scale reasons to Explore Space: How has space affected our daily life? Why should we continue to explore this frontier? Daily Life, Reasons, Scale, Explore
Grand-Scale reasons to Explore Space: How we all benefit
Grand-Scale reasons to Explore Space: How has space affected our daily life? Why should we continue to explore this frontier?
Planetary Resources: Re-igniting a can-do spirit of ambition. Are there riches to be found in asteroids? Books To Read Online, Reading Online, Freeman Dyson, Space Resources, Writing Science Fiction, Powells Books, Ancient Astronaut, Futures Studies
Space Resources: Re-igniting a can-do spirit of ambition
Planetary Resources: Re-igniting a can-do spirit of ambition. Are there riches to be found in asteroids?
Is our time in outer-space finally at hand? How feasible is a space elevator? Nasa Mars, Life On Earth, Earth Orbit, International Space Station, Life Improvement, Deep Space
Is our time in outer space finally at-hand?
Is our time in outer-space finally at hand? How feasible is a space elevator?
Space Exploration Part 4: Ambitious technologies Emerging Technology, Ambitious
Space Exploration Part 4: Ambitious technologies
Space Exploration Part 4: Ambitious technologies
Space Exploration Part 3: The Big Picture Fictional Characters, Warp Drive
Space Exploration Part 3: The Big Picture
Space Exploration Part 3: The Big Picture
Space Exploration Part 2: Mining the sky Sky, Heaven
Space Exploration Part 2: Mining the sky
Space Exploration Part 2: Mining the sky
Space Exploration Part 1: Planning our next steps in space Space Program, How To Plan
Space Exploration Part 1:Planning our next steps in space
Space Exploration Part 1: Planning our next steps in space