Space policy roundup – Aug.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):

International space


** E27 – Space Force – How did we get here (with Marty Whelan and Doug Loverro) – Aerospace CSPS

** MSBN S01E24 – Gordon Roesler – State of the Space Industrial Base 2020 ReportCold Star Technologies – YouTube

Dr. Gordon Roesler, past DARPA Program Manager and founder of Robots In Space, joins us on the Make Space Boring News show to share his involvement with and the outcomes of the US State of the Space Industrial Base 2020 report. The process of developing and compiling this report produced an in-depth look at key areas of where the US must improve to regain dominance in the space industry. Read and download the State of the Space Industrial 2020 report pdf her

Robots In Space website:

** The Space Show – Tues. Aug.4.2020John Strickland talked about “Terraforming Mars, Mars buffer gas, nitrogen, human landing sites on Mars, common hardwarefor the Moon and Mars, Mars sample returns to Earth, Covid vaccines, the Beirut explosion and much more”.

** Hotel Mars – John Batchelor Show/The Space Show – Wed. Aug.5.2020 John Batchelor and David Livingston spoke with CBS News space correspondent William Harwood about “the return of the Crew Dragon Demo 2 flight and splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico. … Our next topic focused on the SpaceX Starship hop testing in Texas.”

** The Space Show – Fri. Aug.7.2020Mark Bray talked about the “SLS, rocket design and engineering, testing, landers, commercial launchers, and more”.

**  The Space Show – Sun. Aug.9.2020 – Open lines discussion with listeners including “a call from Robert Jacobson about his book and book offer, Crew Dragon splashdown, SpaceX, SLS, terraforming vs. paraterraforming on Mars, cosmology, Starship & more”.

** August 4, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** Space Policy Edition: Why the SLS is a… | The Planetary Society


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