Space policy roundup – March.9.2020

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):


** Space Policy Edition: NASA’s 2021 Budget Request Brings Billions | The Planetary Society

It’s officially budget season! NASA’s fiscal year 2021 budget request is out, and it proposes billions of dollars of new funding for Project Artemis. But not every program is so lucky: the WFIRST space telescope, two Earth Science missions, a Mars mission, and NASA’s STEM engagement program are slated for cancellation. Why is Artemis growing and science shrinking? Will Congress let those cuts happen? The Society’s Chief of D.C. Operations, Brendan Curry, joins Casey Dreier and Mat Kaplan to break down the details and political headwinds facing NASA funding in the coming year.

** The Space Show – Sun, 03/08/2020 – David Livingston led an open discussion of space topics with listeners.

** The Space Show – Fri, 03/06/2020Frank White discussed “new Overview Effect projects, programs, a NASA TV channel and more”.

** Hotel Mars/The Space Show – Wed, 03/04/2020John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talk with Anatoly Zak of about a “planned Russian super-heavy four stage rocket, lunar landers, Mars, timelines, competing with commercial very large rockets”.

** Space law specialist Michael Listner discusses proposed space legislation in the state of Maine:

** March 3, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** March 6, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black


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