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 (find previous space policy roundups here):
- Commercial Crew:
- James Webb Space Telescope:
- Orbital debris:
- Spectrum regulation:
- Space economy:
- Remote sensing:
- US states space:
- US military launch:
- Air Force changing LSP criteria after Bezos’ Blue Origin protest – CNBC
- Air Force to revise selection criteria for launch procurement in wake of Blue Origin’s successful protest – SpaceNews.com
- GAO agrees with Blue Origin in launch protest: Now what? – SpaceNews Military Space
- GAO sides with Blue Origin in dispute over Air Force’s multibillion-dollar launch contract process – GeekWire
- Military space:
- International space
- Saudi Arabia:
Erin Miller, Director of Business Development at The National Cybersecurity Center in Colorado Springs, explains what the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) is and why we need it. As Erin explains, a 1998 presidential directive requires the development of ISACs to protect our critical infrastructures from threats and vulnerabilities. There are about 25 different ISACs to support major industry sectors such as financial services, information technology, natural gas and others. As space transcends virtually all these sectors it was only natural that there be a Space ISAC. In this episode of Constellations, Erin will also discuss new developments and strategies to combat increasing cybersecurity and other threats to our space assets.
** The Space Show – Mon, 11/18/2019 – Joe Carroll talked about “human spaceflight and gravity, Joe’s IAC Power Point slides [Do Humans Have a Future in Moon or Mars Gravity – 2019 IAC presentation (pptx)], partial gravity, the gravity RX, gravity research and issues”.
** The Space Show – Tue, 11/19/2019 – Christopher Richins discussed “RBC Signals satellite ground stations, business growth and expansion, new government customers. Lunar and Mars communications to Earth and more”.
** Hotel Mars/The Space Show – Wed, 11/20/2019 – John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talked with Dr. Michael Wall about “the NASA Insight Mission and the weird Martian soils that are being discovered”.
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