Essays on the space frontier

Space is the crucial frontier of our time. Whether we use the new millennium to establish self-supporting colonies out in space and on the Moon and Mars will be the definitive test of the fitness of our civilisation to survive and prosper.

Useful references

Energy page (2003)

Space Policy Statements (2010)

New in 2011

New in 2010

  • Towards the Sociology of the Universe, a review of the Marxist critique of spaceflight offered by Peter Dickens and James Ormrod in their recent book Cosmic Society; review by Stephen Ashworth (added 1 December 2010)

  • Thumbs down for Avatar, a review of James Cameron’s blockbuster movie; review by Stephen Ashworth (added 16 February 2010)

  • The Cetaceans, an original movie synopsis, by Stephen Ashworth (added 16 February 2010)

From 2009 and earlier

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Stardust we are; to the stars we shall return.