Authored Articles and Conference Papers



SPI Graduate Student Chris Beauregard Gives Presentation at International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety Conference

October 20, 2017

One of our graduate students recently presented a paper at the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety Conference last Wednesday.

SPI Graduate Student Cody Knipfer published "Why Should We Go? Reevaluating the Rationales for Human Spaceflight in the 21st Century"

October 17, 2017

SPI graduate student Cody Knipfer published "Why Should We Go? Reevaluating the Rationales for HumanSpaceflight in the 21st Century" in the Space Review. 

SPI Graduate Student Cody Knipfer published "It’s Time to Reevaluate Export Controls on Commercial Spacecraft" in Fair Observer.

October 10, 2017

SPI Graduate Student Cody Knipfer published "It’s Time to Reevaluate Export Controls on Commercial Spacecraft" in Fair Observer. 

SPI Graduate Student Chris Beauregard published "The Case for Domestic Rocket Engine Procurement" in the October edition of the Journal of Science Policy & Governance.

October 10, 2017

SPI Graduate Student Chris Beauregard published "The Case for Domestic Rocket Engine Procurement" in the October edition of the Journal of Science Policy & Governance. 

"Support Supersonics to Sustain American Aerospace Ascendancy"

June 29, 2017

SPI graduate student, Cody Knipfer, authored "Support Supersonics to Sustain American Aerospace Ascendancy," which was published by Huffington Post

"A coming communications crunch at Mars"

June 05, 2017

SPI graduate student, Cody Knipfer, authored "A coming communications crunch at Mars," which was featured in The Space Review.

"It’s time for the US Air Force to prepare for preemption in space"

May 08, 2017

Dr. John Klein co-authored a piece titled "It’s time for the US Air Force to prepare for preemption in space," which was published in The Space Review and War is Boring.

Wishful thinking collides with policy, economic realities in ‘Capitalism in Space'

April 04, 2017

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.

Beyond the RD-180

March 27, 2017

SPI graduate student, Evan Linck, co-authored "Beyond the RD-180" for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he contributes as an analyst for the Aerospace Security Project.

Space is bigger than NASA

March 14, 2017

Dr. Pace authored an op-ed for The Hill, titled "Space is bigger than NASA," which offers commentary on policy decisions facing the current administration.

What Is New Space? The Changing Ecosystem of Global Space Activity

March 03, 2017

SPI associate, Deganit Paikowsky authored "What Is New Space? The Changing Ecosystem of Global Space Activity," which provides an overview and analysis of the differences between the ecosystems of “Old” and New Space. It was published in New Space magazine.

"Presidential space leadership depends on the enabling context (part 2)"

February 20, 2017

Visiting scholar, Matt Chessen's article, "Presidential space leadership depends on the enabling context (part 2)," was published in The Space Review and analyzes the factors which may determine the Trump Administration's success or failure in space leadership.

"Presidential space leadership depends on the enabling context (part 1)"

February 13, 2017

Visiting scholar, Matt Chessen's article, "Presidential space leadership depends on the enabling context (part 1)," was published in The Space Review and analyzes the Kennedy Administration's contributions to American leadership in space.