Lifetime Achievement Laureate: David W. Thompson, ‘New Space’ Pioneer

Long before there was a SpaceX or a Virgin Galactic, David W. Thompson was breaking ground with commercial space launch and other private space ventures. His trail-blazing role in what has belatedly come to be known as “new space” earned him a Philip J. Klass Lifetime Achievement Award. In a...

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