(The Spacewriter's Ramblings, March 15, 2020)
Suborbital Science is Now

(Space News, March 10, 2020)
NOAA finalizes secondary payload for JPSS-2 launch

(Space News, March 6, 2020)
Zero-G plans international expansion

(Space News, March 4, 2020)
Stratolaunch to resume test flights in September

(Space News, March 3, 2020)
NASA exploring ways to fly astronauts on commercial suborbital vehicles

(Parabolic Arc, March 3, 2020)
NASA to Fund Researchers to Fly on Suborbital Vehicles, Maybe Astronauts

(Southwest Research Institute, October 31, 2019)
SwRI, CSF announce suborbital space researchers, educators conference


(Southwest Research Institute, November 10, 2017)
Early-bird Discounted Registration Deadline Looming for the 2017 Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference

(Southwest Research Institute, August 23, 2017)
SwRI, CSF announce 2017 suborbital space researchers, educators conference in Colorado


(World View Enterprises and Ball Aerospace, June 2, 2016)
World View and Ball Aerospace To Jointly Explore Stratollite Platform for Remote Sensing Applications

(Near Space Corporation, June 2, 2016)

First Commercial High Altitude Balloon Flight Facility Gets Major Upgrade and Integrates Drone Operations with FAA Designated UAS Test Range

(Masten Space Systems, June 2, 2016)

Masten NSRC Press Briefing - Opening Mars


(Silicon Valley Space Center, June 3, 2013)
Earth’s First private space program with launch to space at $4995

(Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation, June 3, 2013)

Report of Year Two Operations

(The QuantumView Blogspot, June 11, 2013)

Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference 2013

(The Space Review, June 10, 2013)

Suborbital research enters a time of transition

(NASA Flight Opportunities Program, June 7, 2013)

NASA Selects New Suborbital Payloads, Total Tops 100 Experiments 

(Space News, June 6, 2013)

NASA Willing to Fund Flights of Suborbital Researchers

(Parabolic Arc, June 5, 2013)

UP Aerospace to Launch Experiments at Spaceport America on June 21

(Nature Blog, June 3, 2013)

Commercial access to suborbital space still on the horizon

(Parabolic Arc, June 3, 2013)

Morning NSRC-2013 Highlights

Infinity Aerospace Announces Microgravity Experiments Partnership with XCOR

(Orlando Sentinel, May 22, 2013)

Private Space Industry Can’t Get to Mars without NASA

(NASA News Release, April 16, 2013)

NASA Seeks Innovative Suborbital Flight Technology Proposals

The Space Show, March 24, 2013)

Dr. Alan Stern Interviewed on The Space Show

(Parabolic Arc, March 12, 2013)

Speakers Lined Up for NSRC

(Parabolic Arc, March 4, 2013)

NSRC Abstract Deadline is Thursday

(Parabolic Arc, February 7, 2013)

Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference Set for June in Colorado

(Space Travel, January 20, 2013)

Space Research and Education Conference Scheduled for June 2013

(MoonAndBack, January 16, 2013)

Registration Opens and Call for Submissions at NSRC-2013

(SwRI Press Release, January 16, 2013)

Suborbital space research and education conference scheduled for June 2013

Articles of Interest from NSRC-2012

(XCOR Press Release, May 16, 2012): XCOR Aerospace Announces Lynx Suborbital Flight Winner

(Nature: World Views, April 26,  2012): Commercial Spaceflight Takes Wing.pdf

(NSRC-2012 Press Conference, February 27, 2012):

Andoya Rocket Range Press Release: Norway - 50 Years in Space and Beyond.pdf

Astronauts4Hire Press Release:

AstronautsHire Announces its Commercial Astronaut Training Programs.zip

Mojave Air and Space Port Press Release:

Spaceport Chief Seeks Help to Keep Industry in California.pdf

NASTAR Center Press Release: NASTAR Center Announces New Space Training Courses and Public Experience Programs in Preparation for Upcoming Commercial Space Flights.pdf

Near Space Corporation Press Release:

Commercial High Altitude Balloon Flight Facility to be Near Space Corporation Headquarters.pdf

Quest for Stars Press Release:

Quest for Stars announces the StratoShuttle Student Shuttle Program.pdf

Southwest Research Institute Press Release:

SwRI and XCOR agree to pioneering research test flight missions.pdf

University of Central Florida Press Release:

More Jobs, Investment in Space Research for Central Florida.pdf

Virgin Galactic Press Release:

Virgin Galactic selects NanoRacks to provide research racks aboard SpaceShipTwo.pdf

XCOR Aerospace Press Release 1:

XCOR Aerospace Closes $5 Million Round of Investment Capital.pdf

XCOR Aerospace Press Release 2:

XCOR Announces New Lynx Vehicle Payload Integrators.pdf

(NASA Ames Press Release, February 23,  2012):

Next-Generation Suborbital Scientists Land in the Bay Area

(Space.com, February 9, 2012): 1st Prize at Science Conference: Free Trip to the Edge of Space

(Discover Magazine: Bad Astronomy, November 23, 2011):

Attend a suborbital rocket meeting, and you might win a seat to space!

(NASA NSPIRES, Office of Chief Technologist, November 16, 2011):

NASA Announcement of Flight Opportunities

(Business Wire, November 11, 2011):

Suborbital Space Research and Education Conference Scheduled Feb. 27 - 29, 2011

(Big Picture Science, November 7, 2011): NASA or What?

(Space News, September 26, 2011): US Needs Near-term Results in Human Space Exploration.pdf

(ParabolicArc.com, September 19, 2011):

NASA Releases RFI for Reusable Suborbital Research Technologies

(SwRI Press Release, August 30, 2011):

SwRI selected as payload integrator for three NASA suborbital flight opportunities research providers

(SpaceRef.com, July 1, 2011): Families of Challenger and Chairman of the Board of Challenger Center for Space Science Education Regarding the Future of Human Spaceflight

(SpaceRef.com, June 9, 2011):

NASA Opportunities for Payloads Requiring an Near-Zero or Reduced Gravity Environment

(NASA Flight Opportunities, May 13, 2011):

NASA Selects FIrst Payloads for Upcoming Reduced Gravity Flights

(Nature News: May 2, 2011): Space Science: Along for the Ride

(SpaceRef.com, February 28, 2011): XCOR Announces Global Network of Research and Educational Mission Payload Integrators for Lynx Suborbital Spaceplane

(SpaceRef.com, February 28, 2011): Virgin Galactic to Fly Scientists to Space

(New York Times, February 28, 2011) Space Tourism May Mean One Giant Leap for Researchers

(Commercial Spaceflight Federation, March 3, 2011): 2011 Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference a Hit, 2012 Follow-up Conference Planned

(NASA Watch, February 24, 2011): SwRI and XCOR Sign First Reusable Suborbital Contract

(Southwest Research Institute, October 8 2010): Suborbital research conference registration opens

(University of Central Florida, October 13, 2010): UCF Hosts Next-Generation Space Conference

(Commercial Spaceflight Federation, October 13, 2010):

CSF is Proud Co-Sponsor of 2011 Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference 

Articles of Interest from NSRC-2011

(Physorg.com, March 1, 2011) 2011 Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference a hit, 2012 follow-up conference planned

(SpaceFellowship.com, February 28, 2011) This Week On The Space Show: #1

(CosmicLog MSNBC.com, February 28, 2011) Scientists buy suborbital space trips

(SpaceRef.com, February 28, 2011) XCOR Announces Global Network of Research and Educational Mission Payload Integrators for Lynx Suborbital Spaceplane

(SpaceRef.com, February 28, 2011) Allure From Afar: 1st Prize Student Essay at the Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference, 2011

(SpaceRef.com, February 28, 2011) Virgin Galactic to Fly Scientists to Space

(SpaceRef.com, February 28, 2011) SwRI signs contracts to fly 8 missions with payload specialists aboard reusable suborbital launchers with options for more flights

(Commercial Spaceflight Federation, February 28, 2011) In Historic First, Three Scientists to Fly on Commercial Spacecraft

(New York Times, February 28, 2011) Space Tourism May Mean One Giant Leap for Researchers

(FloridaToday.com, March 1, 2011)

Suborbital flights with passengers, experiments hold promise for Cape

(SpaceRef.com, March 3, 2001) 2011 Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference a Hit, 2012 Follow-up Conference Planned

(Parabolic ARC, February 28, 2011) Some Random Observations About the NSRC….

(Federal Aviation Administration, February 28, 2011) Speech – "Suborbital Spaceflight Managing the Risk"

(Physics Today, Oct., 2010) "Suborbital Research Hitches a Ride on Commercial Space Cruiser"

(Aerospace America, September 2010) "A Higher Calling for Suborbital Research"

(Discover, March 2010) "Researching at the Edge of Space"

(Nature, February 2010) "Science Lines Up for Seat to Space"

Commercial Spaceflight Federation, Suborbital Applications Researchers Group (SARG)

Articles of Interest from NSRC-2010

(Spacepirations) "Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference - The Vehicles"

(The Space Review) "Suborbital research gets ready for liftoff"

(e!Science News) "Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference a hit, 2011 follow up conference planned"

(Space.com) "New Suborbital Spaceships Spark Scientific Frenzy"

(Spaceref.com) "Over 250 People Attend Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference, 2011 Meeting Planned for Florida"



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