America’s future in LEO? The possibilities and challenges facing commercial space stations (part 1)

First year graduate student Cody Knipfer was published in The Space Review. His submission, “America’s future in LEO? The possibilities and challenges facing commercial space stations (part 1)” provides a detailed analysis of the future of ISS, specifically regarding research, commercial applications, and eventual replacement options.

SPI Co-Hosts 2nd EU-US Space Policy Conference

The Space Policy Institute cohosted The 2nd EU-US Space Policy Conference in conjunction with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the U.S. Department of State. The event featured several panels of speakers, including representatives from Virgin Galactic, Spire, Planetary Resources, Astrobotic, The US Department of State, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Defense, European External Action Service Special Envoy for Space, European Space Policy Institute and The Secure World Foundation.

Full conference proceedings can be found HERE.

Space Policy Institute Alumna Receives NOAA Honor

Space Policy Institute graduate Kate Becker was presented with the Silver Sherman Award for her contributions to NOAA. The award recognizes individual performance above normal requirements, achievement of a milestone that contributed significantly or critically toward the attainment of a particular program goal, and/or demonstration of leadership toward process improvement of a significant magnitude.

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