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Task Force on Space Industry Workforce and Commerce's Economic Development Administration Launches Interactive Web Site

The Task Force on Space Industry Workforce and Economic Development has launched an interactive Web site to encourage public comment on ways to promote economic growth and sustainability in the Space Coast region as it adapts to changes in America’s space program. The site offers valuable information about the work the Obama administration is doing to create jobs in the region by fostering a more supportive entrepreneurial environment.  Full release   Secretary Locke visit to Space Coast blog

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The U.S. Space Program and Details for Higher Education.

July, 2010.

Although unmanned space missions are not as dangerous as manned missions, obviously, there are still several risks involved with ongoing international missions and we as Americans should normally be well-informed as to who is presently out there, and when, and where. Launched U.S. missions intersecting with Asian or European Community or perhaps even future Middle Eastern and African space agencies would be catastrophic, so I believe that future attempts at space travel in any format in the near future could be effectively and safely taught at the University and/or college levels under the department heading or subject sub-categories of General Astronomy, An Introduction to Orbital Dynamics, or simply, The Space Sciences. (smile).

Mostly, though, the key issue there is probably always going to be money. Since President Obama’s near abandonment of the U.S Space Program in the second decade of the 21st century, we will probably and realistically fall behind in terms of active space-based research capabilities and will have to rely upon computer modeling and Hubble space telescope photos (and outside of the country forms of national help and assistance) for new and backup-existing data concerning the training for, and safe travel and handling of future astronauts.

Government and private funding for space, admittedly, in the present decline of U.S. Wall Street active trading and the advent of smaller divisions of online trading houses and websites can actually have a deteriorating effect on a large economy such as ours, and independent investment strategies involving space supplies companies and space travel options just don’t exist in writing or in fact, yet. Perhaps future small businesses hold their own key - but, that's speculation on my own part.

Honestly, though, if so many people within the general U.S. public don’t know enough to, and/or cannot even create or even afford to hold onto a privately managed stock portfolio today, or even successfully maintain a home mortgage without refinancing several times due to the same economic factors affecting the stock markets in the U.S., then the time for creating new “space” investment options is not really now, but only after serious economic and higher education studies involving previous U.S. and international stock market failures and the answers existent previously in order to perform needed repairs to that “money” ; And then the creation of new stock options for “space” company growth and potentials for employment can, I believe, take their proper place in the overall U.S. economy.