Dr. Pace and Dr. Logsdon’s comments on space-related developments in the Trump Administration were featured in a Space.com article titled “The First 100 Days: What Trump Has Done on Space So Far” and a similarly-themed piece in LiveScience, titled “Grading Trump’s First 100 Days in Office: A Science Report Card.”
Dr. Logsdon spoke of the role of space policy in a presidential administration for a piece in The Atlantic, titled “Space: Trump’s Least Controversial Frontier.”
Dr. Pace’s recent trip to Japan for the 2017 Japan Space Symposium and several site visits were highlighted by Space Daily as collaborative efforts between the U.S. and Japan.
According to collectSPACE, two candidates have been announced as finalists in a privately-conducted search for Germany’s first woman to fly into space. “I am proud we were able to accompany this project with our scientific expertise,” commented Dr. Ehrenfreund, Chair of the German Aerospace Center, which provided assistance in the selection process.
Dr. Ehrenfreund, Chair of the German Aerospace Cente (DLR), presented the opening keynote at the 5th DLR Industrial Days, an annual meeting of approximately 100 experts from space agencies, industry, and science to exchange views on the future of European space transport.
Dr. Logsdon commented on the recent trends in Russia’s space sector in a Wired article titled, “Russia’s Quest to Build a Space Empire – or Go Broke Trying.”
The 2017 USRA Symposium on Space Situational Awareness was featured in the BBC article “The race to destroy space garbage”, which included several comments from Secure World Foundation’s Brian Weeden, an SPI alum.
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 “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'”, which was published in the March 27 issues of SpaceNews and distributed at the 33rd Space Symposium, examines the concept of commercial activity in the space sector.