Deep Space

Newt Gingrich: Space Entrepreneurs are Out of this World

By Newt Gingrich, | Fox News May 31, 2018 Space Entrepreneurs began as Pioneers Eli Whitney created the mechanical cotton gin in 1793, which sparked a revolution in the ability to process cotton. His development of interchangeable parts for manufacturing revolutionized productivity in factories. Robert Fulton launched the first commercially successful steamboat that brought passengers from New York City to Albany in 1807. Profitable, timely and efficient, it set a pattern for steamboats that revolutionized travel. Cyrus McCormick patented the mechanical reaper in 1834 and created various innovative business practices that revolutionized agricultural productivity. The Wright Brothers discovered how to fly in 1903. Henry Ford developed the first mass-produced automobile, the Model T, which w...

NASA’s Star Trek-Style Space Ship, the IXS Enterprise

IXS Enterprise By Abby Phillip | Washington Post June 11, 2014“Warp speed, Mr. Sulu” (courtesy of Mark Rademaker/Flickr)Yes! Engineer an Enterprise like in Star Trek.NASA engineer and physicist Harold White announced a few years ago that he was working on a potentially groundbreaking idea that could allow space travel faster than the speed of light. Read More: Yes! Engineer an IXS Enterprise like in Star Trek.