Kentucky Space

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Kentucky Space is a non-profit consortium of private and public universities, companies, and other organizations with the goal of designing and leading innovative space missions within realistic budgets and objectives. The enterprise is supported by the Kentucky Space Grant Consortium and developed out of the programs of the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation.[citation needed]




Asteroid mining[edit]

On August 4–6, 2008 a group of space professionals, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and mining engineers gathered in Pleasant Hill, Kentucky to discuss the development of an asteroid resource development business strategy. The discussion ranged from space technology, propulsion, and orbital mechanics to space law, markets, value proposition and financial plans.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gunter, Krebs. "KySat 1". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Taurus rocket nose shroud dooms another NASA satellite". Spaceflight Now, March 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "KYSAT". Retrieved 2008-10-13. 
  4. ^ "KYSAT2". "K2 Tuesdays Blog". n.d. Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
  5. ^ "KYSAT3". "K2 Tuesdays Blog". n.d. Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
  6. ^ "KYSAT4". "K2 Tuesdays Blog". 2013-11-20. Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
  7. ^ "Orbital's Minotaur I successfully lofts multitude of payloads". 2013-11-19. Retrieved 2013-11-20. 
  8. ^ "Mining the sky might soon fuel rockets in space". Retrieved 2008-10-04. 

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