Dr. Ruth Stilwell, an SPI non-resident scholar, co-authored the book “An Introduction to the Spaceport Industry. Runways to Space.” The book provides a contemporary look at spaceports, not only from relevant technological drivers, policies, and legal perspectives but also from impacts associated with airspace use and aviation stakeholders. The book can be pre-ordered here.
The ISTP Capstone Project, “Past and Future: An Analysis of the FAA Commercial Space Transportation Forecasts” by Nathan Boll, Michael Sloan, and Erika Solem, 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.
SPI associate, Deganit Paikowski 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 technological development, space research, and collaborations.
Institute for International Science and Technology Policy faculty member Nicholas Vonortas authored a chapter of NASA’s “Economic Development of Low Earth Orbit”.
Dr. John Logsdon’s award-winning 2015 book, “After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program” explores the decisions of the Nixon administration, including ending space exploration and approving the space shuttle.
Dr. John Logsdon authored a chapter for Exploring the Solar System by Dr. Roger Launius titled, “The Survival Crisis of the U.S. Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s”.
Dr. Henry Hertzfeld authored a chapter of the Handbook of Satellite Applications titled, “Economics and Financing of Communications Satellites”.
Dr. Scott Pace co-authored “Missile Negotiations with North Korea – A Strategy for the Future”, a U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS report that explores a policy strategy for North Korean ballistic threats.
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 the George Washington University on February 22, 2011.
“Analyzing the Development Paths of Emerging Spacefaring Nations: Opportunities or Challenges for Space Sustainability” by M. Andsell, L. Delgado, and D. Hendrickson, is a Capstone research report that studies the development paths and challenges to emerging spaceflight programs.