A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest:

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Webcasts:

** Space Policy Edition: Shutdown | The Planetary Society

In a government shutdown seemingly without end, we bring you two stories from individuals directly impacted by the crisis. NASA scientist and union representative Lee Stone discusses the missed paychecks, loss of science, and lasting negative consequences to the public sector scientific workforce. Rob Hoyt, CEO of Tethers Unlimited, a small business in Washington state that was forced to lay off 20% of its workforce due to unpaid NASA contracts, describes the impact on contractors that may never see repayment or reimbursements.

** The Space Show – Fri, 01/18/2019Dr. Namrata Goswami discussed “Chinese landing on the lunar far side and the Chinese space program”.

** January 18, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

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