The Space Review: Space Tourism, Debris & Solar Power

XCOR's Lynx suborbital vehicle
XCOR's Lynx suborbital vehicle

The week in The Space Review:

Jeff Foust reviews one book that falls short of accurately describing the state of the space tourism industry.

Mike Snead explains why solar power from space might be the only way to meet the world’s growing demands for energy in the next century.

Taylor Dinerman discusses how it might be more expedient for the United States to start dealing with the orbital debris problem on its own rather than waiting for a multinational effort to form.

Jeff Foust reports on what some NASA officials say are the best ways for NASA to balance cost, performance, and risk for its ambitious slate of science missions.