This page supplies a brief, updated introduction to the fractal Maslow Window model that forecasts a transformative, 1960s-style, new international Space Age to begin near 2015. (Just click on the titles below.) Keep in mind that on the Blogroll, posts are archived according to Category, publishing date, and keywords.
Just a reminder that what follows is NOT an exhaustive list of relevant posts, merely a few key ones to get you started.
A good place to start is The Intro Page.
A New Apollo-Level Space Age (Ad Astra, 2012)
Looking to the Past to Predict the Next Space Age (Space News, 2011)
Economic Booms and Apollo-style Exploration (ISDC, 2011)
Friedlander’s view of Maslow Windows at NextBigFuture.com
Trends and Forecasts
State of the Wave: 10 Space Trends for 2013 — Featuring the Approach of the New International Space Age
DecaState of the Wave — 10 Space Trends for the Decade 2010-2020
Economic Rhythms, Maslow Windows and the New Space Frontier (Space Policy, 2012, Preprint)
Economic Growth is the Trigger
Economic Crisis Supports Maslow Window Forecasts
Multi-Century GDP Trends Point to a Near-Term 1960s-style Boom
Standard Chartered Bank’s “New Super-Cycle” Points to the New Apollo-Style Space Age
Our Current Weak Recovery Fits a 200-Year-Old Pattern
Prosperity: A Technological and a Moral Imperative
Ebullience is the Driver
Are Great Explorations Driven by Keynesian “Animal Spirits” on Steroids?
The Economics of Ebullience Points to a Sparkling New Global Space Age
Is Booming Antarctic Tourism a Prelude to Earth Orbit and the Moon?
Animal Spirits, Complexity, and “The Most Dangerous Guy Out There”
Gaus’ Declining Anxiety Wave Points to the 2015 Economic Boom
10 Spiritual Connections of the Human Future in Space
Maslow Windows as a “Critical State”
Why Humans Became #1 and How Technology and Sex Lead to Unprecedented Prosperity
Niall Ferguson — On the Edge of Chaos, Immersed in the Long Wave
Space: The Fractal Frontier — How Complexity Drives Exploration
Are Stratfor’s “Generational Shifts” Like “Falling Grains of Sand”?
State of the Wave: The Physics of Finance As We Approach the 1960s-Style Critical State
Sketches of Each Maslow Window
1960s Apollo Maslow Window…
“The Liberal Hour” Supports Maslow Window Model and Points to the Approaching Greatest Boom in History
10 Lessons JFK and Apollo Teach Us About Ebullience and the Coming Boom
The 1960s Apollo Maslow Window was “Transformative”
Early 20th Century Polar and Panama Maslow Window…
10 Lessons Peary & Amundsen Teach Us About the Human Future in Space
10 Lessons the Panama Canal Teaches Us About the Human Future in Space
Mid-19th Century Manifest Destiny Maslow Window…
10 Lessons Dr. Livingstone (“…I presume?”) Teaches Us About the Human Future in Space
How the West Was Won — The Expansionist Effects of Ebullience
Early 19th Century Lewis and Clark Maslow Window…
10 Lessons Lewis & Clark Teach Us About the Human Future in Space
Precursors Point to the New Space Age
China’s Recent Educational Quantum Leap Triggers a “Sputnik Moment”
The Cold War-style Arms Race in Asia and the New Space Age
Facebook-Aided Arab Uprisings & Their Historical Parallels Signal a Transformative Future
Korea, Iran, and the Venezuela Missile Crisis: Self-Organizing Toward a Critical State?
China Surges to #2 and Contemplates More Freedom: The Implications for Space
Xunantunich and the Large Hadron Collider Support Maslow Window Forecasts
State of the Wave: ETs Surge to Center Stage
Political Waves — Past and Present
How President Obama is Creating the New Space Age
A Major Economic Boom by 2015? … The Lessons of Cleveland, Roosevelt, and Obama
Historic, Wave Election Supports 21stCenturyWaves.com Forecasts
The Coming JFK-style Boom
State of the Wave: Our “Weak” Recovery and Prospects for the 2015 Boom
State of the Wave: Today’s Gloom & Doom and the 2015 Boom
Nobelist Robert Lucas Sees Light at the End of the Economic Tunnel
Stratfor’s George Friedman Likes Space-Based Solar Power in “The Next Decade”
“The Greatest Era in the History of Mankind”
What Next for NASA and Commercial Space?
Is the Moon a “Golden Oldie” or a “One Hit Wonder”?
The Shocking Truth About the Father of the Space Station
The Allure of Moving to Mars Points to the New Space age
Commercialization of the Moon — How Soon and Who?
Did the New Space Age Begin This Week with Space Resources?
“A United, Global Effort for Long-Term Human Space Exploration?” — Why Not?
Wildcards and the Future
Major Wars Threaten Future Space Initiatives
Asteroid Threats — Rusty’s Call for A Global Response
Phobos, Key to the Cosmos? Just Ask Russia, China (Space News, 2010)
Business and Environmental Cycles: A New Cosmic Connection?
One More Thought…
In the powerfully ebullient environment of the 2015 Maslow Window — not seen since the 1960s Moon Race, the early 20th century “Panama-fever” (of the Canal) and “Pole-Mania” (of the N & S polar explorers), the mid-19th century “Manifest Destiny” of the U.S., and the seminal exploits of Lewis and Clark over 200 years ago — almost anything is possible.