Books, Book Chapters and Reports



Past and Future: An Analysis of the FAA Commercial Space Transportation Forecasts

May 08, 2017

The ISTP Capstone Project, "Past and Future: An Analysis of the FAA Commercial Space Transportation Forecasts," compiles key data for commercial space launch metrics from 1995-2017 and uses retrospective analysis to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of previous FAA Commercial Space Transportation Forecasts.

Summary of 2016 in Space: The Significance of the Space Activities of Governments

May 01, 2017

SPI associate, Deganit Paikowsky coauthored "Summary of 2016 in Space: The Significance of the Space Activities of Governments," which reviews the main space events of 2016, and analyzes key trends in the space activity of states, in relation to matters such as industrial and technological development, space research, and collaborations.

"Protein Crystallization for Drug Development: A Prospective Empirical Appraisal of Economic Effects of ISS Microgravity"

January 13, 2017

 Institute for International Science and Technology Policy faculty member Nicholas Vonortas authored a chapter of NASA's "Economic Development of Low Earth Orbit."

After Apollo? Richard Nixon and the American Space Program

April 01, 2015

John Logsdon's award-winning 2015 book "After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program" explores the decisions of the Nixon administration, including including ending space exploration and approving the space shuttle.

Economics and Financing of Communications Satellites

January 01, 2013

Dr. Hertzfeld authored a chapter of the Handbook of Satellite Applications titled, "Economics and Financing of Communications Satellites."

The Survival Crisis of the US Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s

January 01, 2013

Dr. Logsdon authored a chapter for Exploring the Solar System by Dr. Roger Launius titled, "The Survival Crisis of the US Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s."

Missile Negotiations with North Korea- A Strategy for the Future

October 01, 2011

Dr. Pace co-authored "Missile Negotiations with North Korea- A Strategy for the Future," a US-Korea Institute at SAIS report that explores a policy strategy for North Korean ballistic threats.

Target NEO- Open Global Community NEO Workshop Report

July 28, 2011

Brent Barbee served as editor of "Target NEO- Open Global Community NEO Workshop Report," a final report of the Target NEO: Open Global Community NEO Workshop, held at George Washington University on February 22, 2011.