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):
- National Space Council meeting postponed – SpaceNews.com
- Work on SLS and Orion Suspended at Stennis and Michoud Due to Coronavirus – SpacePolicyOnline.com
- Coronavirus Suspends Work on the James Webb Space Telescope – SpacePolicyOnline.com
- Space should fare better against coronavirus than other industries, report says – SpaceNews.com
- March 19 Administrator Statement on Agency Response to Coronavirus | NASA
- Virgin Orbit’s space launch business deemed ‘essential service,’ work allowed to continue at Long Beach – SpaceNews.com
- Astronaut’s family won’t attend launch next month due to coronavirus threat – Spaceflight Now
- Lunar plans:
- Science programs:
- Commercial crew:
- US military:
- DoD increases progress payments to contractors to shore up cash-strapped suppliers – SpaceNews.com
- DoD memo: Suppliers of critical products and services must stay on the job during pandemic – SpaceNews.com
- Op-ed | National security launch not ready to commit to commercial practices – SpaceNews.com
- Bids sought for $12 billion Space Enterprise Consortium contract – SpaceNews.com
- Lawmakers Considering Remote Markup of NDAA Bill – Air Force Magazine
- International space
** The Space Show – Tue, 03/17/2020 – Jose Ocasio-Christian and Micah Walter-Range of Caelus discussed “the COVID-19 virus and the space industry, plus the state of the industry before the virus and challenges once the virus threat is passed”.
** The Space Show – Sun, 03/22/2020 – David Livingston led a discussion with listeners “mostly concerning COVID-19 but also how it is impacting space, the energy business and other fields”.
** The world before and after COVID-19 – Geospatial World – YouTube
Satellite imagery show by Maxar technologies shows changes in movements and activities in cities due to COVID-19
** Space Podcasts I’m Hooked On – Laura’s Space on Space – Laura Seward Forczyk list of space podcasts.
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