Caed Aldwych, Tuesday, 11-26-13 November 27, 2013Posted by The Space Show in Uncategorized.
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Caed Aldwych, Tuesday, 11-26-13
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We welcomed Caed Aldwych to the program for a 1 hour 42 minute discussion about his company, Global Space Organization (GSO). You can learn more by visiting their website at www.gso-space.org. In the first segment, Mr. Aldwych, who is the Commander of GSO, provided us with an introduction to GSO, why it was created, and what the company vision is all about and what makes this a unique company in its approach to engaging in commercial space. Our guest spent some time putting forth the traditional commercial space models in play with other companies but did not think these models were sustainable. He then spent time telling us about the GSO action plan, marking the differences from traditional commercial companies and letting listeners know how GSO intends to bridge the gap to make sure what they do vis a vis the Moon will be sustainable. Part of the plan Caed talked about focused on partnerships with other companies and uniting together to accomplish common and mutual space goals. When asked for a timeline for lunar development with financing in place, he estimated about a decade. During our discussion, Caed stressed that he was not looking for investment money at this time. He strongly believes in competition for space services and products and that competition will help his company reach its goals. We also talked about the need for a permanent base on the Moon with a settlement, habitats, and real commercial, revenue generating business. You don’t want to miss his first segment discussion on just why GSO is different from other commercial space companies.
In the second segment, we started off with our guest describing the GSO membership program, including membership fees which for the present are not being collected. When membership fees start being collected, they only apply to membership matters, not the commercial space plans of the company. Caed was asked about the Roman terms used for the board and officers. Later, he reiterated the part of the GSO plan for the company to stand out and to be noticed and recognized on a global level. He was also asked about ITAR and their plan for global relationships, plus his thoughts on Inspiration Mars and more on Mars One which he talked about in the first segment. Listeners wanted to know about GSO plans for selecting lunar crews and as you will hear, members comprise the priority list for crew members and employees. Toward the end, I asked him for his time line action plan from 2014 to 2020.
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