Several announcements are made, including the location of Liftport’s first carbon nanotube factory and the successful test of their Lifter prototype at the Mars Desert Research Station. The Newsletter can be found here.
SpaceRef.com article about the LiftPort announcement of their plans to open their own carbon nanotube manufacturing facility.
This SpaceRef.com article summarizes testimony before the House Science Committee on the commercialization of Space. The Space Elevator is mentioned as something which can increase the industry’s growth.
SpaceRef.com article about the recent agreement between Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Brad Edward’s Carbon Designs, Inc. to work jointly on carbon nanotube development.