Visiting Scholar Tomas Hrozensky was published in Dennik N, a daily Slovakian political publication. His article, “Ideme na Mars! Netreba sa ponáhľať” (English Translation: “We are going to Mars! No Need to Rush) comments on the protocol that should be followed for a public-private Mars mission.
Dr. Scott Pace spoke on a panel at the 9th Annual Werner Von Braun Space Symposium in Huntsville, AL on October 26, 2016. Read more HERE.
“It could be good if it turns out to be an operational problem, because that is easily remedied, rather than a design or manufacturing problem,” said Scott Pace, director of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University. “But you have to ask why did that operation failure happen. Was their lack of training or understanding of what was going on?”
Read the full article HERE.
In preparatino for the 2017 International Astronautical Congress, Dr. Pace was asked by the International Astronautical Federation to comment on the topic of “What is at stake in space?”
Dr. Pace was featured as a panelist for a Center for Strategic and International Studies Aerospace Security Project event discussing how the U.S. military can better leverage commercial space capabilities and what policy measures can be taken to support a thriving U.S. commercial space industry. You can listen to and/or watch the panel HERE.
Friday, October 21, 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St NW
Washington, DC 20052
“Connectivity Is The Revolution!” is a one day thought leadership forum examining how to accelerate village connectivity with the possibility of positively impacting a billion people over the next decade.
US. Department of State
International Finance Corporation
O3B Satellite Network
The Space Policy Institute co-hosted the Geeks Without Frontiers “Connectivity is the Revolution!” thought leadership and impact event. This one-day conference examined how to accelerate village connectivity with the possibility of positively impacting a billion people over the next decade.
Dr. Hertzfeld touched on the legal aspects of space traffic management in a well-attended session hosted by Dentons and ManSat. He was joined by FAA AST Associate Administrator Dr. George Nield and Arkisys CEO David Barnhart in a discussion led by Satellite Industry Association President, Tom Stroup.
“The primary point of the [Schiaparelli] mission is really doing a safe entry, descent, and landing,” Pace said, setting the stage for a European rover to be launched in 2020. “Lasting a couple days on the surface with a battery system sounds perfectly reasonable to me,” he said, considering past failures.
Read the full article HERE.
Dr. John Logsdon and Dr. Scott Pace were cited in multiple international publications, including The Guardian (UK), Breaking News (Ireland), NBC, CBS and LiveScience regarding President Obama’s recent statement on future Mars exploration goals.