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August 4, 2015

WYOMING: GATEWAY TO THE NEW FRONTIER

I BOUGHT A CAR AND A TRAILER IN 2012 AND SET OUT TO DISCOVER NEW SPACE ENTERPRISE. Frontier Astronautics of Chugwater Wyoming offered important assets, and the state of Wyoming is totally business friendly. Chugwater is a bit lean on retail stores so the next town, Wheatland, became my new home. The RV parks of Wheatland are home to many workers on the move. RVs are the modern covered wagon. Although I grew up in Michigan, I have family out here so this is home to me now.

We are moving to incorporate but it takes careful planning NOT to be one of the many broken space ventures that litter the landscape. We have some well experienced talent coming on board for the voyage now, so we do have some promise. For design the promise is this: CHANGE. The designs are already obsolete as marketing and engineering bring their red pens to the blueprints!

We have some marketing direction now, and there are places to use a small vehicle for small ventures. But horizontal launch has a big price tag for small ventures. Reusable demands reliable, which is good in the long run but less so up front. Most small launchers push for simplicity so they have some cost advantages. We need a value proposition that leads to bigger profits to follow this prototype.

Launch providers today are mostly expendable, including most rocket stages on air launch systems. Government tends to favor retro systems because there is no pressure to innovate. Vertical systems are spectacular, like steam engines, but not a direction for the future. That leaves the private sector to see the need. What will be the “Wright stuff” to make this happen? Those who invest in the small vehicle need to see the big picture of the future need. If we move our patents together with other new technologies we may be able to paint that big picture.

For those of us involved in the planning sessions that picture is already taking shape, so Join us for a look at the Wyoming Stargate!

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BIG HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

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DEEP IN THE PLANNING SESSIONS AT…

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EXODUS AEROSPACE WORLD HEADQUARTERS (OUR 100 YEAR OLD HOME)

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LARAMIE PEAK; LANDMARK OF THE OREGON TRAIL; FIRST MOUNTAIN OFF THE PRAIRIE

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ON THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY

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WHERE EVEN THE CARS ARE LONG IN THE TOOTH!

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AND PIONEER TRADITION DIES HARD…

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REAL HARD!

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WHERE THE RIDERS ARE ROUGH

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THE PIONEER SPIRIT FOLLOWS THE TRAIL TO THE VISION

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OF A BETTER PLACE FOR THE FUTURE…

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EXODUS AEROSPACE NEW WORLD HEADQUARTERS!

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MY KIND OF CUBICLE!

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DESIGN COMPLETED

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AND UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

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LET US DREAM OF THE FUTURE,

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HITCH OUR WAGON TO THE STARS…

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AND PREPARE TO BOLDLY GO

goals

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