Space policy roundup – Sept.6.2019

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):


** The Space Show – Thu, 09/05/2019George Dvorsky discussed his article, Humans Will never Colonize Mars.

** The Space Show – Tue, 09/03/2019Doug Stewart talked about “Chesley Bonestell, his space art and story, plus the documentary film Chesley Bonestell: A brush with The Future“.

** The Truth Behind ESA & SpaceX’s Close Encounter – Scott Manley analyzes the ESA-SpaceX orbital near miss:

The headlines spoke of ‘Rogue SpaceX Satellites’ and ‘Emergency Course Changes’ – but making avoidance maneuvers is a regular occurrence when operating lots of satellites. So what should we make of ESA’s twitter thread making a big deal about their decision to avoid a close encounter with Starlink 44?

** September 4, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black



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