Opinion: Pressers and a Twitter Tempest in a Teapot

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver. Photo Credit: NASA

Over the past few hours, the Twitterdom—if that term can be used—has lit up with tweets from @nasawatch, @keithcowing, and friends disparaging AmericaSpace and bringing into question my honesty. What sin did AmericaSpace—really I—commit to warrant such treatment? We didn’t publish a couple of press releases. […]

NewSpace Troll Tactics: A Viewer's Guide (Conclusion)

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This series was produced over a long period of time. We opted to finally run it after we were told we should separate commercial space efforts from the NewSpace trolls. The problem is that trolls are embedded in these companies and they have done nothing over the course of years […]

NewSpace Troll Tactics: A Viewer's Guide (Part 2)

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Yesterday we posted the first part in a series that details the behavior of supporters of the so-called “NewSpace” movement. These actions, contrary to the beliefs of the movement’s supporters, are self-destructive and have begun to cause those that supported NewSpace to turn against it. What follows is an opinion-based […]

NewSpace Troll Tactics: A Viewer's Guide (Part 1)

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A recent comment posted to one of our articles came off as nauseating. This person didn’t like the fact that there actually was a news website that was stating negative things about a NewSpace company. He went so far as accusing us of being funded by this company’s competitors. No, […]

On @ The 90: NewSpace Fans Need to Stop Hating

Whenever a post that does not paint the NewSpace movement in glowing terms is posted, NewSpace fans issue a bitter and unending series of rants filled with cherry-picked “facts” and insults. Why is this? Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / AmericaSpace

Where did NewSpace come from? The philosophy, the people … where did they […]