Space policy roundup – Feb.10.2020

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):

Webcasts:

** The Space Show – Sun, 02/09/2020Michael Listner discussed the art of “lawfare or war as a tool of law. Be sure to follow along with Michael’s PPT presentation loaded on our blog [Space Show Lawfare Presentation (Final ).pptx].”

** Space Policy Edition: Is the Moon a Stepping-Stone or a Cornerstone for Mars? (with Laura Seward Forczyk) | The Planetary Society

A new bill from the House of Representatives threatens to upend NASA’s Artemis program and refocus the space agency on sending humans to Mars by 2033. Space policy expert Laura Seward Forczyk joins the show to share her critiques of this proposed legislation and what it would mean for NASA’s human spaceflight program.

** Moriba Jah – Resident Space Objects and Orbital Collision PreventionCold Star Technologies – YouTube

On this episode on the Cold Star Project, hosted by Jason Kanigan, our guest is Dr. Moriba Jah. Dr. Jah had an amazing career as navigator of a number of NASA Mars missions, and is now Director, Computational Astronautical Sciences & Technologies, Oden Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.

** Creating better partnership between government and geospatial industry

** Rocket Ranch Episode 19: Launching Artemis

Sometimes, history inspires us. Sometimes, we find ourselves in the middle of history being made. Now, we are in the middle of the most aggressive push for the Moon since we landed there for the first time 50 years ago. Learn more from a conversation we had last year with NASA’s first female Launch Director, Charlie Blackwell-Thompson.

** February 5, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

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