Commercial astronauts
A commercial astronaut is a person trained to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a privately funded spacecraft. This is distinct from an otherwise non-government astronaut (such as Charlie Walker) who fly while representing a non-government corporation but with funding and/or training coming from government sources.

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Commercial astronaut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A commercial astronaut is a person trained to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a privately funded spacecraft. This is distinct from an otherwise ...
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Astronauts4Hire
Jul 4, 2013 ... Astronauts for Hire's fifth newsletter The A4H News is now available! ... and exciting news bits from the commercial spaceflight industry.
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Press Release: Astronauts for Hire Adds Six New Commercial ...
Jun 3, 2013 ... Broomfield, Colorado – Astronauts for Hire (A4H) proudly announces the selection of its fourth group of commercial scientist-astronaut ...
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Astronauts For Hire: The Emergence of a Commercial Astronaut ...
Astronauts For Hire: The Emergence of a Commercial Astronaut Corps (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration) [Erik Seedhouse] on Amazon.com. *FREE* ...
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NASA Hails Success of Commercial Space Program Private Space ...
4 days ago ... NASA Hails Success of Commercial Space Program Private Space Station Resupply Underway, Plans Readied for Astronauts.
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Commercial Astronauts Answer Your Questions! – Starts With A Bang
Aug 21, 2010 ... The first commercial astronaut to fly a private spacecraft was Mike ... As such, Commercial astronauts have both similar backgrounds, and are ...
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News – Virgin Galactic Selects First Commercial Astronaut Pilot ...
Oct 27, 2011 ... Virgin Galactic Selects First Commercial Astronaut Pilot From Competition. Fifty years ago, an historic competition for the first pilots to fly into ...
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DailyDirt: Commercial Astronauts | Techdirt
Jun 13, 2013 ... Astronauts for Hire (A4H), a non-profit organization, has selected its fourth group of commercial astronaut candidates. The six new recruits, who ...
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Spacesuited Astronauts Climb Aboard Boeing CST-100 Commercial ...
Jul 25, 2013 ... A pair of NASA astronauts donned their spacesuits for key fit check evaluations inside a test version of the Boeing Company's CST-100 ...
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Astronauts For Hire: The Emergence of a Commercial Astronaut Corps ... After completing his first degree in Sports Science at Northumbria University, the author ...
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Jun 3, 2013 ... Broomfield, Colorado – Astronauts for Hire (A4H) proudly announces the ... Scientist and Commercial Pilot, University of Alaska Fairbanks and ...
Astronauts for Hire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Astronauts for Hire (A4H) is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is "to increase the competitiveness of commercial astronaut candidates by providing skills ... Jessica Cherry, PhD – Research Scientist and Commercial Pilot, University of ...
Astronauts4Hire: Opening Up Space For Fleet Of Commercial ...
Jan 19, 2011 ... 2) Companies and university researchers that need astronauts contact ... and create basically a new kind of astronaut-- a commercial astronaut.
"The selection of commercial astronauts for suborbital spaceflight ...
Purdue University's extensive astronaut alumni network was used to ... The data gathered suggests that the commercial astronaut should have at least a ...
[PDF]The Selection of Commercial Astronauts for ... - Purdue e-Pubs
Dec 7, 2010 ... The Selection of Commercial astronauts for. Suborbital Spaceflight. Brian J. Kozak. Purdue University - Main Campus, bkozak@purdue.edu.
Commercial Astronauts Answer Your Questions! – Starts With A Bang
Aug 21, 2010 ... Commercial astronauts are any professional astronauts trained to fly on .... more universities, research facilities, and corporations to participate.
Astronauts for Hire - DIY Space Exploration
... formed to recruit and train the next generation of Commercial astronauts. ... Brian holds a MS in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota, an MA in  ...
2013 Astronaut Class | NASA
Sep 30, 2013 ... Commercial Crew Program ... The 2013 astronaut candidate class comes from the second largest number of applications ... and advanced degrees from the University of Rochester, N.Y. Cassada is a physicist by training and ...
Commercial space flight: Scientists in space : Naturejobs
Aug 24, 2011 ... Jason Reimuller has always dreamed of being an astronaut for NASA. “I grew ... Reimuller, a climate researcher at the University of Colorado at ...
Books on the term Commercial astronauts
Astronauts For Hire: The Emergence of a Commercial Astronaut Corps (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)...
Astronauts For Hire: The Emergence of a Commercial Astronaut Corps (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)...
Erik Seedhouse, 2012
'Astronauts For Hire' is a comprehensive and authoritative study of the increasing need for Commercial astronauts. Erik Seedhouse provides unique insights into the burgeoning new field of commercial space operation and the individuals who will run these missions. Section I begins by describing how Astronauts for Hire (A4H) was created in ...
Preparing for the High Frontier: The Role and Training of ...
Preparing for the High Frontier: The Role and Training of ...
Committee on Human Spaceflight Crew Operations, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2011
Several models have an influence on NASA astronaut training requirements. Taxi Model In the taxi model, Commercial astronauts aboard a private spacecraft would carry NASA astronauts to the ISS under government contract. Because the  ...
The Astronaut's Cookbook: Tales, Recipes, and More
The Astronaut's Cookbook: Tales, Recipes, and More
Charles T. Bourland, 2009
Astronauts, cosmonauts, and a very limited number of people have experienced eating space food due to the unique processing and packaging required for space travel. This book allows anyone with a normal kitchen to prepare space food. Since some of the processing such as freeze dehydration, and packaging cannot be accomplished in the normal kitchen,...
SpaceX: Making Commercial Spaceflight a Reality (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
SpaceX: Making Commercial Spaceflight a Reality (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
Erik Seedhouse, 2013
This first account of commercial spaceflight’s most successful venture describes the extraordinary feats of engineering and human achievement that have placed SpaceX at the forefront of the launch industry and made it the most likely candidate for transporting humans to Mars. Since its inception in 2002, SpaceX has sought to change the space launch...
The International Space Station: Commercial Utilisation from ...
The International Space Station: Commercial Utilisation from ...
Frans Gerhard von der Dunk, Marcel M. T. a. Brus, 2006
ESA and COOP did not completely agree on the costs of the commercial use of the brand and the experiment was conducted by two Russian cosmonauts. Results of the test were published only on the COOP website where an Italian astronaut ...
Paper Astronaut: The Paper Spacecraft Mission Manual
Paper Astronaut: The Paper Spacecraft Mission Manual
2009
"By the time you're finished assembling paper models of spacecraft from the book's meticulously die-cut blueprints, you'll be intimately familiar with many of the details of 20 different iconic spacecraft, as well as the broad arc of space exploration history and the basic principles of spaceflight. It's not exactly rocket ...
Out There: The In-Depth Story of the Astronaut Love Triangle Case that Shocked America
Out There: The In-Depth Story of the Astronaut Love Triangle Case that Shocked America
Diane Fanning, 2007
SHE HAD ALL THE RIGHT STUFF.Lisa Nowak was dedicated, smart, and courageous--one of the first astronauts to fly a space shuttle mission after the horrific 2003 Columbia disaster. But that was before a fit of pure, primal jealousy landed her in an airport parking lot in Florida, where Lisa had a fateful, near-fatal confrontation with the woman belie...
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Commercial astronauts
Commercial Space Success! - Next Up: Transporting Astronauts | Moonandback
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden hails the success of the agency’s public-private partnership and announces the next phase of contracting tor human spaceflight.
moonandback.com/2013/11/13/commercial-space-success-next-up-transporting-astronauts/
Astronauts4Hire: Press Release: Astronauts for Hire Adds Six New Commercial Astronaut Candidates
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2013 Astronauts for Hire Adds Six New Commercial Astronaut Candidates Broomfield, Colorado – Astronauts for Hire (A4H) proudly announces the selection of its fourth group of commercial scientist-astronaut candidates. The six new recruits were selected through a rigorous process from a pool of 85 highly qualified applicants from 14 countries who responded to the nonprofit organization’s March 2013 call for applications.
www.astronauts4hire.org/2013/06/press-release-astronauts-for-hire-adds.html
Spacesuited Astronauts Climb Aboard Boeing CST-100 Commercial Crew Capsule for Key Tests
A pair of NASA astronauts donned their spacesuits for key fit check evaluations inside a test version of the Boeing Company’s CST-100 commercial ‘space taxi’ which was unveiled this week for the world’s first glimpse of the cabin’s interior. Boeing
www.universetoday.com/103660/spacesuited-astronauts-climb-aboard-boeing-cst-100-commercial-crew-capsule/
SpaceX Completes Commercial Crew Safety Milestone at Parabolic Arc
Space Tourism … and Much More
www.parabolicarc.com/2013/11/15/spacex-completes-commercial-crew-safety-milestone/
NASA Declares Commercial Space Program a Success | WebProNews
By Sean Patterson · November 13, 2013 · 1 Comment.
www.webpronews.com/nasa-declares-commercial-space-program-a-success-2013-11
Spacesuited astronauts climb aboard Boeing CST-100 commercial crew capsule for key tests
A pair of NASA astronauts donned their spacesuits for key fit check evaluations inside a test version of the Boeing Company's CST-100 commercial 'space taxi' which was unveiled this week for the world's first glimpse of the cabin's interior.
phys.org/news/2013-07-spacesuited-astronauts-climb-aboard-boeing.html
China’s Space Launch Signals Commercial Desires | Global Risk Insights
The recent news that the People’s Republic of China has launched its fifth manned space mission – during which three astronauts will spend fifteen days in space, including twelve days at the Tiangong 1, a space station prototype – created a flurry of news. As a result, this is a natural time to examine the Chinese space program and discern its true purposes.
globalriskinsights.com/2013/06/18/chinas-space-launch-signals-commercial-desires/
FirstBank Commercial: Astronaut Florist Wannabe
FirstBank and advertising agency TDA Boulder have released this funny video spot recently. The commercial features two astronauts taking off the ground. While rocketing to space, they talk about what they would have been if they weren't astronauts. One guy arrives with a really surprising answer.
www.funnycommercialsworld.com/firstbank-commercial-astronaut-florist-wannabe-21444.html
NASA Commercial Crew Partner SpaceX Achieves Milestone in Safety Review - RSSPump
Engineers and safety specialists from NASA and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) met in late October to review the safety of the Dragon [...]
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Praise, Emotions, Mark End of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services Program | Space Safety Magazine
Covering safety in human spaceflight, safety of launch and reentry, law and regulations, news from the launcher industry.
www.spacesafetymagazine.com/2013/11/14/praise-emotions-mark-nasas-commercial-orbital-transportation-services-program/
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