Upcoming Events

December
15
Thursday
7:00pm—10:00pm

Past Events

December
07
Wednesday
8:00am—1:45pm
November
02
Wednesday
6:30pm—9:00pm
September
21
Wednesday
4:00pm—5:00pm
June
05
Friday
12:30pm

About Us

The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, a world leader for research, graduate study, and informed discussion related to issues of science, technology, and public policy, established a Space Policy Institute in 1987. The Institute conducts research, offers graduate courses and organizes seminars, symposia, and conferences on topics related to domestic and international space policy.

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News

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in Washington Post Regarding Potential Trump Administration Space Policy Directives

November 18, 2016

Dr. Logsdon provided his perception of international space policy goals that will be decided by the Trump Adminstration in the near term, citing a plausible return to the lunar surface.

Dr. John Logsdon To Be Featured In National Geographic Miniseries, Mars.

November 14, 2016

Dr. Logsdon will provide expert commentary in an upcoming episode of the new series that tells the story of the first crew to land on the Red Planet in 2033, intermixed with experts discussing the challenges of such a voyage here in 2016.

Op-Ed Authored by Dr. Scott Pace Featured in Aviation Week

November 11, 2016

Space Policy Institute Director Dr. Scott Pace's op-ed, "How Trump Should Restart U.S. Space Momentum" was published in Aviation Week.

Dr. Pace Cited in Wired Magazine

November 08, 2016

Dr. Pace gave comment to Wired Magazine on the concept of casting votes in a US presidential election from earth orbit and beyond.

Dr. Logsdon Featured on Space.com

November 07, 2016

Dr. John Logsdon discussed the importance of space policy in the 2016 presidential election.