Al DownsAl DownsNovember 27, 20177min654

Congress was considering giving billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX a monopoly over military space launches. Luckily, the language was stripped before the bill’s final passage, offering an important reminder that, in a society that values economic prosperity and opportunity, a legally sanctioned monopoly is more than counterproductive; it is cheating.


Regina ThomsonRegina ThomsonOctober 27, 20174min406

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado's 6th Congressional District was named to the House Armed Services Conference Committee. In this role, the long-serving House Armed Services Committee member will work with other selected members of the House and Senate to hammer out differences regarding the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Agreement (NDAA).


Tom RamstackTom RamstackOctober 26, 20169min316

Three Colorado congressmen want greater government oversight of the NASA contractors who launch rockets at a time the space agency is trying to turn more of its operations over to private industry. Another launch by a private company took place last week to resupply the International Space Station. Although the flight from Wallops Island in Virginia was free of problems, other flights by NASA contractors SpaceX and Orbital Sciences were not so lucky.