Loring Wirbel is editor in chief of Smartbook Blog and a member of Citizens for Peace in Space. He has been active in anti-militarism and civil liberties issues for more than 30 years. Loring is author of the book Star Wars: U.S. Tools of Space Supremacy.
The Space Industry: Supporting U.S. Supremacy
The mid-1990s were heady years for the commercial space industry.