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David Ashford is Managing Director of Bristol Spaceplanes Limited, a spaceplane and space tourism consultancy with plans to develop the Ascender sub-orbital spaceplane. Mr. Ashford discusses space tourism, the use of reusable launch vehicles, both orbital and suborbital, his X-Prize entry, the Ascender Suborbital Vehicle, barriers to affordable space access, and space policy by government space agencies such as those in Europe and NASA. Mr. Ashford also talks about his new book, Spaceflight Revolution, and explains why he believes that consumer spaceflight is rapidly approaching and why it is going to be a revolution! Other pertinent and relevant information relating to space tourism, commercial space development, launch vehicle policy, technology, and manufacturing are discussed during this program.