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:


** How NASA is preparing to launch another mission to the moon – PBS News Hour with Miles O’Brien

The Trump administration wants NASA to get back to the moon by 2024, using any means necessary. But will the money and the commitment be there to support the effort? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien talks to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about technical and political risk, international competition and his broader vision for the agency.

** SpaceX Starlink Satellites in Lower Orbit got FCC Approval: Why Other Firms were Not Happy About It? – Engineering Today:

** The Space Show – Sun, 04/28/2019Michael Ciancone talked about his “‘Foreword to Spaceflight’ bibliography, 2019 IAC Washington, DC, Glenn Memorial Symposium, European Service Module for the Orion Program, service module integration, & more”.

** A video from DARPA about the Launch Challenge, which “aims to demonstrate flexible and responsive launch capabilities in days, not years, for our nation’s defense”: