December 6, 2012

COMMERCIAL SPACE: Golden Spike Company: A Man Sells the Moon (PJ Media Exclusive). “We talked to a number of private experts; about 20 accepted, and over a period of four months, we put together proposals. This culminated in a meeting in Telluride, Colorado, where we concluded it really was possible to make Moon travel commercial. . . . Our business line is simple: selling lunar expeditions to any country. In the ’80s and ’90s, the Soviets were selling countries trips to the Mir space station. Japan, Austria. … France bought six trips! We think that trips to the Moon will be at least as popular. $1.5 billion for two people to the surface of the Moon — countries already spend that much on robot exploration.”