Publications

Publications- External and Internal

The following documents have been authored by SFO and SFO personnel. Not all are published but may be released if requested.

Documents published by SFO personnel in various journals etc are available for the cost of copying and mailing. Contact the CFO for current rates.

Additionally, we maintain an extensive library of Papers and articles from other organizations such as NASA, ESA, FAA, AIAA, SAE etc. Our Library is no longer open but all requests will be answered. Please contact our CFO for availability and hard copy pricing.

External

Generation of a Launch Infrastructure that Supports the Commercial Use of the Space Environment.
Author: Andrew W. V. Clark
Published in the Proceedings of the 41st. Space Congress held in Cocoa Beach, FL April to May 2003.
This paper explores the establishment of a Launch Base and its associated infrastructure to support a major space exploration and use program.

A Commercial Approach for using TCP/IP in Range Operations
Author: Richard Prickett.
Published in the Proceedings of the 41st. Space Congress held in Cocoa Beach, FL April to May 2003.

A New "Old Way" to Space: Taking the Best from the Past to Forge Ahead Into the Future (PDF)
Author: George R. Tyson
Published in the proceedings of the 39th Space Congress, Cocoa Beach, FL April 29 - May 3, 2002.
This paper shows how parts of the SEP are very similar to past plans of Herman Potocnik, Wernher von Braun and NASA.
Authors Note: Due to continued work on the concept Some of the dimensions for the SEB and HLV changed between the writing of the paper and the presentation at Space Congress. Refer to the presentation for the latest figures.

Innovative Financing of a Large Space Project (PDF)
Authors: George R. Tyson and Andrew W. V. Clark.
Published in the proceedings of the 38th Space Congress, Cocoa Beach, FL May 1 - 3, 2001.
This paper describes the way in which the SEP fits into the standard protocols used by the finance industry including the use of complementary companies.

Exploring and Using the Space Environment. A Different Approach (PDF)
Author: Andrew W. V. Clark.
Published in the proceedings of the 37th. Space Congress, Cocoa Beach, FL May 1 - 5, 2000.
This paper describes some of the concerns that Space Frontier Operations, Inc. (SFO), has about space exploration and describes some of the initial results of studies being undertaken at SFO to further the exploration of space. It also lays out SFO's Space Exploration Plan (SEP).

Green fields, Black Sky: Logistics Considerations for a Large New Space Program
Author: Andrew W. V. Clark.
A paper presented to the Florida Log Conference in 2000 in Orlando, FL. which was a precursor to the Paper presented at Space Congress in 2001.

Internal