More about rumored private lunar development project
November 17 2012 07:20:52 PM |
In an earlier post, I mentioned that this NASASpaceflight.com article discussed a rumor about a private organization planning to carry out an ambitious manned Moon landing and lunar base program. Today there are several NASA Watch Twitter postings claiming that an entity named the Golden Spike Company is a "lunar commerical exploration company".
Golden Spike involves Alan Stern as shown by a search of the company name on this Colorado state business records page.
Last May there was this item from Space Age Publishing: Independent Human Moon Mission: Prospects Emerging From Rising Tide of 21st Century Exploration - May 21-27, 2012 / Vol 31, No 21 / Hawai`i Island, USA - SpaceCalendar.com
A privately circulated proposal, known as “Golden Spike” and backed by respected scientific and astronautical entities, envisions the development of a reliable “Cislunar Superhighway”.
Update: A reader points out that the Whois Lookup of "goldenspikecompany.com" shows that it is owned by lawyer and commercial spaceflight advocate Doug Griffith.
DougSpace22nd November 2012 8:38am
Brian H27th November 2012 11:28am
Brian H27th November 2012 11:26am