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Mr. Rick Tumlinson
Space News named Rick Tumlinson one of the 100 most influential people in the space field and is considered one of the people who helped create the current commercial space industry. He led the team that took over the Mir Space Station as the world’s first commercial space facility, signed up financier Dennis Tito to become the first citizen explorer to stay on the International Space Station and was a Founding Trustee of the X Prize. He co-founded the Space Frontier Foundation and founded the Texas Space Alliance, the EarthLight Institute and Orbital Outfitters – provider of commercial space suits to the new industry of suborbital space travel. He has testified on space policy issues twice for the US Senate, four times in the US House of Representatives and assisted NASA in the creation of its plan to return to the Moon and the formation of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Space News.
Appeared on the following broadcasts:
#2183 - Guest: Rick Tumlinson. Topics: Commercial space ventures, space advocacy, DSI, Orbital Outfitters &... (2/9/2014)
#1694 - Guest: Rick Tumlinson. Topics: Why Space, space vision, NewSpace, SLS, opening the space frontier.... (1/20/2012)
#1378 - Guest: Rick Tumlinson. Topics: U.S. Space Policy, Obama space policy, Constellation, NASA, space... (6/14/2010)
#1234 - Guest: Rick Tumlinson. Topics: Space frontier development, private/public partnerships, Augustine Commission. Rick... (10/4/2009)
#1017 - Guest: Rick Tumlinson returned as the guest for this Space Show program. As Rick... (9/15/2008)
#670 - Rick Tumlinson returned for this special Space Show program. The first part of the interview... (2/15/2007)
#411 - Rick Tumlinson returned to The Space Show for a very special two hour program. This... (11/6/2005)
#405 - Rick Tumlinson returned to The Space Show to discuss space vision, The Space Frontier Foundation (SFF)... (10/16/2005)
#179 - Rick Tumlinson joined the Space Show for this special program to discuss space policy, the return... (12/17/2003)
#78 - Rick Tumlinson, leading advocate, champion, and authority for commercial space development. Mr. Tumlinson discusses many of... (10/30/2002)

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