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:

Webcasts:

** Space Policy Edition: The Home Front During Apollo (with Emily Margolis) | The Planetary Society

Did the public support Project Apollo? Dr. Emily Margolis joins the show to explore the domestic politics and cultural impact of the space age throughout the 1960s. Despite the success of the lunar landings, there was more opposition to Apollo than we generally remember. Chief Advocate Casey Dreier also provides an update on some important developments in the U.S. Congress on the eve of their August recess—including some potentially good budget news for NASA.

** The Space Show – Tue, 07/30/2019Robert Zimmerman (Behind The Black ) talked about “SpaceX Starship progress, NASA lunar program, Congress, budgets, private sector excitement, tax dollars vs. private dollars and much more”.

** The Space Show – Fri, 08/02/2019Gordon Dillow talked about his asteroid book Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth and “asteroid impacts, asteroid defense, NASA, FEMA, asteroid pop culture, asteroid mining and much more”.

** Episode T+128: NASA Shuffles CLPS, Partners on Blue Moon and Starship – Main Engine Cut Off

NASA terminated OrbitBeyond’s CLPS task order, opened CLPS up to more providers, and announced exciting partnerships with Blue Origin, SpaceX, and others.

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Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth