Dr. Thomas Matula

Dr. Thomas Matula is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Sul Ross State University - Rio Grande College. His research focus for the last 25 years has been on the economic development of space. His most recent research focus has been on lunar industrialization and the development of economically viable commercial space settlements. Dr. Matula earned his BGS in General Studies at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in 1983. He earned his MBA in Management at New Mexico State University in 1986. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration at New Mexico State University in 1994 with the dissertation topic of Commercial Spaceports.

Broadcast 2182 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Tom Matula. Topics: Space settlements known as astrosettlements, commercial space development. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1567 (Special Edition)Broadcast 1567 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Tom Matula. Topics: Space commerce, closing the commercial space business case. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We welcomed our friend Dr.

Broadcast 620 (Special Edition)

Dr. Tom Matula returned to The Space Show for this program. Dr. Matula has a specialty in private spaceports so we began the discussion talking about spaceports in New Mexico and elsewhere. Dr. Matula addressed financing and market issues, political risks, orbital and suborbital destinations, and more. He provided us with a comprehensive analysis of the developing spaceport industry, the markets for the spaceports and the likely timing and commercial success of various spaceports under development or consideration.

Broadcast 279 (Special Edition)

Dr. Tom Matula returned to The Space Show for this program to discuss his latest proposal, the Space Markets Act of 2005. This proposed law is designed to stimulate within the U.S., the demand for sub-orbital and orbital launch services. During the program, Dr. Matula explained his proposed Act and answered many questions about it from listeners.

Broadcast 97 (Special Edition)

Dr. Thomas Matula, an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Houston - Victoria, where he teaches in their MBA program, discusses new businesses strategies that have the potential to break through many of the existing commercial space barriers. We discuss space development banks, spaceports, the state of space education throughout the United States, space tourism, and space commerce in the aftermath of the Columbia shuttle accident. Dr. Matula offers suggestions for dealing with many of the existing problems facing the continued commercial development of space resources.

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