Space policy roundup – May.24.2019

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:


** NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion | NASA

NASA announces the first partnership of its kind with MAXAR Technologies to power the future lunar orbiting station. For more information visit

** The Space Show – Tue, 05/21/2019Dr. Philip Metzger discussed “starting space industrialization, establishing Cislunar transportation, lunar development, asteroid development, thinking big, Mars and more”.

** Talking with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine | The Planetary Society

The former Oklahoma congressman and Navy aviator stepped into the leadership role barely a year ago. Now he wants to see humans back on the Moon by 2024 as a vital stepping stone to Mars. Join us for a wide-ranging conversation about this ambitious plan and much more. Planetary Society Chief Scientist Bruce Betts continues the countdown to launch of LightSail 2 before he takes us across the heavens in What’s Up.

** Episode #3 – Artemis, Blue Moon, Planet Definition, & more – MarsTalkMars Society podcast hosted by Christopher Tarantola, joined by James Burk & Lucinda Offer


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