Space policy roundup – Aug.23.2019

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 (find previous space policy roundups here):


** VP Pence participates in National Space Council meeting –

Vice President Mike Pence chairs the sixth meeting of the National Space Council and delivers remarks on expanding space exploration and strengthening the United States’ leadership in commercial space at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum.

** The Space Show – Thu, 08/22/2019 –  Lt. General Steven Kwast of the USAF discussed the creation of a new Space Force.

** The Space Show, 08/20/2019Rand Simberg talked “about tardigrades on the Moon, Planetary Protection, and defining important OST legal terms which ma control who and what gets done in space in the future”.

** The Space Show – Sun, 08/18/2019 – Open lines viewer discussion program with Dr. David Livingston.

** August 16, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black



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