Space policy roundup – Aug.12.2019

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:


** Constellations, a New Space and Satellite Innovation Podcast: 56 – Interplanetary Internet, “Cloudlets” and the “Inner Cloud”

With us today is Vint Cerf, considered to be one of the founding fathers of the internet, today he is Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist. Vint is still promoting the internet…only this time it’s an interplanetary internet. On Constellations, he discusses the potential impact an interplanetary internet capable of communicating with space stations and satellites, and open the internet to the millions of currently underserved users, would have on privacy, security and the need for an entirely new set of regulations. Vint also discusses cloud computing, specifically the emergence of multiple clouds and the ability to move the data easily from one to another. Listen to this podcast to learn about the inner cloud and cloudlets.


** The Space Show – Fri, 08/09/2019Trisha Navidzadeh discussed “marketing and branding for space purposes. We also looked at investor considerations for commercial space activities and NewSpace companies”.

** Introductory Webinar: Earth Observations for Disaster Risk Assessment & Resilience | ARSET – Four episodes for August 6, 2019August 8, 2019August 13, 2019August 15, 2019. Here are the first and second parts: