Dr. Henry Hertzfeld, director of the Space Policy Institute, and Professor of Space Law and Economics moderated a panel discussion on orbital debris mitigation law and policy issues. You can find the event details below:
|Forum on Air & Space Law: Orbital Debris Mitigation: The View From Different Perspectives on Law & Policy
|Thursday, September 24, 2020
1:00 pm (ET) – 60Minutes
(Non-CLE Panel)Our panelists will discuss a brief history of orbital debris policy, current national laws and implementation, international coordination and technology developments, as well as views on this important topic from the commercial satellite industry and satellite insurance industry.Moderator:
Dr. Henry Hertzfeld, Director of the Space Policy Institute & Research Professor of Space Policy & International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association
Charity Weeden, Vice President Global Space Policy, Astroscale U.S.
Christopher Kunstadter, Global Head of Space, AXA XL
Dr. Peter Martinez, Executive Director, Secure World Foundation
To register, please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Shortly before the day of this panel, we will distribute a confirmation email with a link to join the panel.
If you have any questions, please send them to Alexis Sainz (email@example.com), Co-Chair for the American Bar Association’s Committee on Space Law, under the Forum on Air & Space Law.
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Dr. Hertzfeld was quoted in the Scientific American news article titled “NASA Proposes New Rules for Moon-Focused Space Race.”
Renata Knittel Kommel, 2020 SPI alumnus, currently working for The Secure World Foundation, offered an intervention on the Brazilian channel Globo News. Ms. Knittel Kommel discussed the SpaceX and NASA launch of astronauts to the International Space Station and its importance for the American space program and the current Administration. The intervention can be found here.
Laura Delgado López, 2011 SPI alumnus currently working as a policy analyst at the NASA Science Mission Directorate offered an interview for Elliott School Graduate Admissions. Ms. López discussed her career path and offered advice for current Elliott School graduate students. For more, find the interview here.