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):
- NASA lunar program:
- Commercial Crew Program:
- Space law:
- US military space:
- International space
- India + France:
- UAE + Kazakhstan
Rick Davis is the perfect person to co-lead NASA’s Mars Human Landing Sites Study. No one is more devoted to putting human bootprints on the Red Planet. He returns to Planetary Radio for this inspiring and informative conversation about our progress. Bruce Betts leads off What’s Up with another brief LightSail 2 update. The Planetary Society’s solar sailing CubeSat continues to raise its orbit.
** The Space Show – Thu, 08/22/2019 – Lt. General Steven Kwast, USAF, discussed the creation of “a U.S. Space Force, economic protection and power, lunar industrialization, China in space plus much more”.
** Wed, 08/21/2019 – Hotel Mars/The Space Show with John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston – Laura Montgomery discussed the “SpaceIL lunar lander crash on the Moon with an unknown tardigrade payload and planetary protection issues”.