A group for like-minded space enthusiasts in the greater metropolitan, New York City area to discuss the formulation of feasible business plans for commercial space ventures. Whether an academic with a background in in astronomy, aeronautics, engineering or mining, a yen for entrepeneurial ventures or just a passion for the commercialization of space, this is the group for you. The only pre-requisite for membership-- having a keen interest in finance and business, in particular as it applies to space ventures!

In 2005, NASA, certain other government agencies, the aerospace industry and members of academia put together the NASA Capability Roadmaps Executive Summary, which " provides a summary of the capabilities necessary to execute the Vision for Space Exploration and the key architecture decisions that drive the direction for those capabilities."  This report surveys the status quo of the wide array of fields involved in the development, formation and execution of commercial space faring ventures in the near future. 

While a daunting read, the NASA Capability Roadmaps Executive Summary provides the perfect long-term agenda for the direction of the NY Club for Commercial Space Ventures' meet-ups, forum discussions and activities.  Our topics to discuss would include minimization of earth-to-LEO launch costs, commercial space flight, commercial crew transportation, private, habitable space stations/labs, and corporate-funded space exploration. 

With enough members, we could even form separate clades for researching, discussing and analyzing these individual topics!

Our hope is that this club will be a forum to provide the opportunity for people from all walks of life to sound off with proposals, trade ideas and eventually formulate workable business plans for a variety of space ventures (and maybe inspire some to put roots down and work in the greater metropolitan, NYC area).  To that end, we would love to hear from fellow Meet-Up Members!  

Thank you for reading.  Please sign up as a member (no membership fee anticipated for the near future) and contact us.  We would love to hear from you, and will be setting up meet-ups soon!

 

 

 



Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Welcome!

  • There are no upcoming Meetups

    But there is 1 suggested Meetup!

    Check it out

Recent Meetups

What's new

  • New Member
    Nikko Nikko joined
    December 2
  • New Member
    Bharath K. Bharath K. joined
    November 30
  • New Member
    William C. William C. joined
    October 30
  • New RSVP
    Michael D. M. Michael D. M. RSVPed Yes for 100 Members!
    October 26
    Michael D. M.
    100 Members!
    2 going
  • New comment
    Michael D. M. Michael D. M. commented on 100 Members!
    October 26
    Michael D. M.

    "Yes there is! We're going to go see Interstella­r together! https://plu­s.google.co­m/b/1074995­44218653464­665/events/­cno8589sbn8­0pb4a4ko4vp­m6u78"

    Read more…

  • New Member
    Sidney Sidney joined
    October 13
  • New RSVP
    Charles G. Charles G. RSVPed Yes for 100 Members!
    September 5
    Charles G.
    100 Members!
    2 going
  • New Member
    Takaaki I. Takaaki I. joined
    August 3
    Takaaki I.
    "Pilot, student, all-round space enthusiast and more... Here to learn and contribute anyway I can!"
  • New Member
    Reki H. Reki H. joined
    July 11
    Reki H.
    "CTO for Datacoup | Preaching the Good Gospel of Nerd and Data Rights"
  • New Member
    Tonya M. Tonya M. joined
    July 10
    Tonya M.
    "I own an international marketing company and work with consultants in the fields of aerospace and intellectual property."
 
Founded Jul 18, 2011

Help support your Meetup

Chip in

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Imagine having a community behind you

Get started Learn more
Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy