Space policy roundup – Nov.30.2020

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

Webcasts:

** Space Café Podcast Episode 016 Featuring Pamela Melroy … – SpaceWatch.Global

It is not easy to summarize Pamela Melroy in a few lines. No matter what she gets in touch with, she is most likely one of the best at it. One of the highlights was certainly one of the most daring outdoor missions that any human being has ever done on the International Space Station ISS. Now she looks back on one of the most exciting careers ever and has exciting messages for the future of space travel.

**Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup – 23 Nov – 29 Nov 2020 – SpaceWatch.Global

1) Chang’e-5 Lunar Return Mission …
2) China Satcom replacing older broadcast satellites …
3) The Trump Administration could blacklist 89 companies with “military ties” …
4) CASIC Methalox Engine …
5) World 5G Convention in Guangzhou …

** Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup – 16 Nov – 22 Nov 2020 – SpaceWatch.Global

ChinaSat-16 5G Test…
Launch of Tiantong-1 02 …
Galaxy Space Funding Round …
Appearance of Shandong Space …
Our “Only in China” News of the Week: …

** Eric Felt – What’s New At The AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate?Cold Star Technologies

Col. Eric Felt is the Director at Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate. He is also one of 49 Air Force Research Lab, Phillips Research Site officers selected to join the United States Space Force. With host Jason Kanigan on the Cold Star Project, Col. Felt discusses: – Regarding the State of the Space Industry 2020 Report that you were one of the four main signatories of, what were your biggest takeaways from both the process of developing this report and the concluding product? How would you recommend space industry folks (civilians included) make use of it? – What is the focus of the Space Vehicles Directorate; what do you believe are the necessary elements to a plan for keeping American capabilities and effectiveness ahead of our geopolitical opponents?

** Official launch of the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC)Luxembourg Space Agency

Watch our video «Driving the future of Space Exploration» to see what is planned and how space resources will be used to make space exploration missions possible and viable.

** The Space Show – Sunday, Nov.29, 2020 – Open lines program with Dr. David Livingston leading a discussion with callers on a wide range of space topics.

** The Space Show – Tuesday, Nov.24.2020Douglas Messier discussed “space in 2020 plus a look ahead for space 2021. All the key events and not so key events were examined.

** November 20, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcastBehind the Black

** November 25, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

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