Space policy roundup – Mar.8.2021

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


** Jielong-3 rocket to launch in 2022, QS-T raises 100M¥ of funding – China Space News Roundup Ep 23Dongfang Hour – YouTube

1) Qiansheng Exploration (QS-T) Announces RMB 100M+ Series A Round …
2) Jielong-3 to make its maiden launch in 2022 …
3) An interesting piece by the Beijing Daily on Beijing’s commercial space ecosystem …

See also the show summary: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 1 – 7 March 2021 – SpaceWatch.Global

** Space Café WebTalk – Dr. Marco Ferrazzani – 2. February 2021spacewatch. global – News Room – YouTube

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Dr. Marco Ferrazzani, Chief of Legal services at the European Space Agency, Paris, France talked about legal considerations on Europe in space.

We discussed the following topics of current interest in European space:

the current state of legal competences in the European landscape ,
ESA for the EU space programme – institutional cooperation and coordination, with an outlook on the FFPA negotiations,
an ever more competitive European space industry – how law and regulations sustain innovation and foster competition,
European exploration: how ESA and NASA team up on the way “Forward to the Moon”, sustained by law and international commitments.
Dr. Marco Ferrazzani also answered relevant questions from the audience.

** The Space Show – Friday , Mar.5.2021Dr. Clive Neal discussed “the Moon, lunar water and resources, policy, China, lunar exploration, settlement, Mars and lots more“.

** The Space Show – Thursday, Mar.4.2021James Burk discussed the Mars Society project MarsVR.

** The Space Show – Tuesday, Mar.2.2021Dr. Christopher Morrison provided “news and updates about nuclear power in space. We focused nuclear power for surface usage plus propulsion.

** March 3, 2021 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast


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