Thursday / 30 June 2016

New Hainan Spaceport / Moonport  “China’s Cape Canaveral” Opens With LM-7 First Launch


New Wenchang Satellite Launch Center At 19°N 110°E On Hainan Island, Southern-most Province Off Southeast Coast of China Is 20-km2 Complex With 2 Main Launch Sites, Rocket Assembly Plant, Command Center, Tracking Stations; Will Host China’s Largest, Most Ambitious Launches For Decades To Come, Including Chang’e 4-6, Mars Probes, Eventual Human Moon Missions, China Space Station; Astronaut Leroy Chiao Sums Up China Space Program “The Message Is The Same That It’s Been For Some Time. They’re In This Game To Stay. They’re Making Long-term Plans To Stay In Space & Expand Their Presence In Space”

Credit:Google, CNSA

Tuesday / 2 September 2014

Vision For Space Access May Be Difference In Tight Hawai`i Governor Race


Pacific Space Access Could Become A Key Issue As Hawai’i Gubernatorial Race Heats Up; Sen David Ige (D), Duke Aiona (R), Mufi Hannemann (I) All Could Benefit From Supporting Pioneering Initiative To Develop Hawaii-Based Sea Launching Enterprise, Which Would Bring Economic And Scientific Opportunities To Islands; With NASA Missions LRO & Mars Opportunity Rover Receiving Funding For Extended Missions, Hawaii Island Role As Analog Test Site For Robotic / Human Planetary Missions Should Continue To Advance

Image Credit: PISCES, Sea Launch, KHON2

Weekend Edition
Fri-Mon / 29 Aug – 1 Sep 2014

Pacific Space Access: Opportunity For State Of Hawai`i / Gubernatorial Candidates


Equatorial Sea-Launching Orbital Access From Remote Mid-Ocean Location Would Be Highly Valued For Commercial & Government Launch Demand, Offer Economic Opportunities To Aloha State, Advance Astro / Aerospace Industry – Already Burgeoning With Moon / Mars Analogue Sites, PISCES, Mauna Kea Astronomy, ILOA Headquarters; New State Leadership Could Advance Hawaii 21st Century Astro Leadership; ‘Next Giant Leap’ Lunar Conference In Hawaii, 9-13 Nov 2014 Will Feature Discussions On Next Steps For State Of Hawaii To Implement Strategies Supporting Sustainable Space Ventures

Pictured: Hawaii Gubernatorial Candidates (L-R): Duke Iona (R), Mufi Hannemann (I), David Ige (D)

 Image Credit: NASA, Sea Launch,

Friday / 4 July 2014

Hawai`i 21st Century Pacific Space Access

PSA July 4, 2014The 50th, Youngest USA State, Hawai`i Offers A Cosmic Portal From Which Humanity May Advance And Spread Aloha To The Moon, Throughout The Solar System And To Galaxy Stars Beyond; Blessed By Location, Location, Location And Location Geo-Strategic Assets, The Mid-Pacific Volcano Islands Offer The Best Sea-Launching Space Access Sites Between KSC Florida (10,000 Km East) And PRC Hainan (12,000 Km West) To Rising 21st Century Interests and Visionary, Pioneering Leadership

Image Credit: NASA, Google