Dr. Ehrenfreund, chair of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), was featured in a panel of eight other leaders of national space programs. Her comments focused on the need for cooperation and were featured in a number of publications, including ViaSatellite, The Gazette and a Sputnik News piece titled "Mars, Russia, Europe, US Should Work Together on Space Exploration - German Agency."
Dr. Pace's op-ed, "Wishful thinking collides with policy, economic realities in ‘Capitalism in Space'" was published by SpaceNews. It examines the concept of commercial activity in the space sector and ran in the March 27 issue of SpaceNews magazine, which was distributed at the 33rd Space Symposium.
Dr. Hertzfeld discussed "The Outer Space Treaty and Its Impact on Space Law," which focused on the Outer Space Treaty, its impacts during the last fifty years on space development, and the future of the Treaty in the context of the revitalization of space exploration. The program was hosted by The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Steven M. Schneebaum International Law Society and SAIS International Law and Organizations Program.
The session, titled "Shaping Space Acquisitions for the Future Force," was part of an ongoing series of Space Group Breakfasts. Dr. Pace was joined by moderator Steven Isakowitz, President and Chief Executive Officer at Aerospace Corporation, and Maj. Gen. Roger Teague, Director of Space Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisitions.
Dr. Logsdon commented on the significance of the SpaceX's March 30 reuse of a Falcon 9 rocket in Business Insider's "'Right in the bull's-eye': SpaceX just pulled off a revolutionary rocket launch." His comments were featured in a variety of other outlets, including Futurism, Tech Times, Yahoo Finance and Russia Times.
Dr. Pace's comments on a past SpaceX launch failure were cited in a CSM article titled "Blue Origin offers window into what a space vacation might look like, literally."
SPI graduate student, Cody Knipfer, authored "To Guarantee American Space Leadership, NASA Must Partner with Private Industry," which was featured in Huffington Post.
Dr. Logsdon will provide expert commentary in the documentary exploring the past, present, and future state of the US Space Program. "'Fight for Space" will also feature appearances by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Jim Lovell, Story Musgrave, Rick Tumlinson, Robert Zubrin, James Muncy, Marcia B. Smith, Bill Nye, Gene Kranz and Jeff Greason.