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The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, a world leader in 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. The Institute is directed by Dr. Scott Pace.

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John Logsdon Featured at Politico's Panel on "The New American Space Age"

September 13, 2017

Dr. Logsdon was featured in a panel last night hosted by Politico on the new american space age.

Pace and Logsdon in 'The Age of Aerospace'

September 11, 2017

Dr. Pace and Dr. Logsdon will be appearing in the first episode of the new season of The Age of Aerospace. Worth a watch! Below is more information:

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Cited in Forbes

July 26, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld commented in a Forbes piece on space law titled "Space Laws Need To Balance 'Competing Interests'; Experts Weigh In."

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Appoint Scott Pace to the National Space Council

July 14, 2017

News of the announcement can be found in articles from Space Policy Online and the Planetary Society. Dr. Henry Hertzfeld will serve as interim director of the Space Policy Institute.

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Cited in New Scientist

July 13, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld commented on a recent Moon Express announcement in a New Scientist piece titled "Robotic landers could start mining the moon as early as 2020."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited by CNBC

July 12, 2017

Dr. Logsdon was quoted in the CNBC article titled "How Colorado is trying to cash in on the multibillion-dollar space race."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited by Daily Mail

July 10, 2017

Dr. Logsdon was quoted in the Daily Mail article titled "Trump offers bold space goals, but fills in few details."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited by CBS News

July 07, 2017

Dr. Logsdon was quoted in the CBS News article titled "Vice President Mike Pence vows to make space program great again."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited by Washington Post

July 02, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments on the re-establishment of the National Space Council were featured in a Washington Post article titled "President Trump relaunches the National Space Council." His comments were also featured in SpacePolicyOnline, Spaceflight Now, Geekwire, Nature, Motherboard and others.

"Support Supersonics to Sustain American Aerospace Ascendancy"

June 29, 2017

SPI graduate student, Cody Knipfer, authored "Support Supersonics to Sustain American Aerospace Ascendancy," which was published by Huffington Post