Dr. Mazlan Othman, Former Director of UNOOSA, presented a talk on Malaysia’s Vision for Space and National Space Policy, as well as some of the issues that have emerged in the process of development and implementation of the National Space Policy.
See her presentation HERE.
Friday, February 12, 2016
11:30am – 2:00pm
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St NW
Washington, DC 20052
Presented by Dr. Mazlan Othman
More than ten years after the formulation process was formally initiated, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Malaysia will submit the final draft of the National Space Policy to the Cabinet for approval in July 2016. Visiting Scholar and Former Director of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Dr. Mazlan Othman will explain the rationalization of the policy and process flows, as well as reflect on Malaysia’s standing today in the global space enterprise and the country’s strategy with respect to international collaboration.
Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund’s co-authored work, “A contamination assessment of the CI carbonaceous meteorite Orgueil using a DNA-directed approach” was published by The Meteorical Society and studies terrestrial contamination of the Orgueil meteorite.