Space policy roundup – Nov.16.2020

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):

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** Episode 26 Salvage in Outer Space Part IMichael Listner/Space Law & Policy SolutionsSpace Thoughts – YouTube

The links to the two articles I referenced on the video: Taking salvage in outer space from fiction to fact:… Semantics in lexicon: Moving away from the term “salvage” in outer space :…

** Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup 9 Nov – 15 Nov 2020 – SpaceWatch.Global

Hello and welcome to episode 7 of the Dongfang Hour China Aero/Space News Roundup, covering the period of November 9 to 15! This week, we bring you the launch of a Long March 6 carrying some very interesting payloads, APT Satellite ordering a new GEO HTS satellite from CGWIC, and also some activity happening among Chinese LV manufacturers.

** The Space Show – Friday, Nov.13.2020Dr. David Carrier talked about “about his experiences training the Apollo astronauts for being on the lunar surface. His new book,  Apollo Memories[Amazon commission link], tells the story through his work and his eyes.

** The Space Show – Sunday, Nov.15.2020Dr. Michael Schmidt discussed his new paper published in the NewSpace Journal, “Why Personalized Medicine Is the Frontier of Medicine and Performance for Humans in Space“.

** Marcia Smith on U.S. space policy after the election – SpaceQ

On this weeks episode of the Space Economy podcast my guest is Marcia Smith the founder of Space Policy Online.

Marcia’s career includes being the Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission on Space, a Senior Level Specialist in Aerospace and Telecommunications Policy at the Congressional Research Service, and a Director of the Space Studies Board at the National Research Council. While Marcia likes to be referred to as a space policy analyst, and downplays her career, she is an expert in space policy, and I’m thrilled to have her on the show this week as we discuss the election and its effect on the space program.

** Moonlight: connecting Earth with the Moon – ESA

Under the agency’s “Moonlight” initiative, ESA is exploring with industry the necessary technical solutions along with delivery models for the provision of lunar telecommunication and navigation services.

** NASA, Artemis, Space Force & The Election ResultsScott Manley

** E41 – Are We Alone? (with Kara Cunzeman, Tom Heinsheimer, Henry Helvajian)Aerospace Corp – Center for Space Policy & Strategy (CSPS)

** November 11, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

** November 13, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast


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