SPI In The News



Chris Beauregard to Represent SGAC as Delegate in IAF Workshop

June 01, 2017

SPI graduate student, Chris Beauregard was nominated to represent the Space Generation Advisory Council and was accepted by the International Astronautical Federation's International Programme/Project Management Committee (IPMC) for the 2017 Young Professional Workshop in Adelaide, Australia.

Recent SPI Activity Featured in IAF Newsletter

May 31, 2017

The Space Policy Institute's recent successes were highlighted in the Members' Corner of the International Astronautical Federation's May newsletter.

Dr. John Logsdon's Books Highlighted by NASA for JFK's 100th Birthday Celebration

May 29, 2017

Excerpts from Dr. Logsdon's extensive research and writings on John F. Kennedy and the space program were highlighted by NASA and featured by Space.com and UPI.

Dr. Pace Featured on The Space Show

May 26, 2017

Dr. Pace was welcomed by The Space Show for an 82-minute discussion on U.S. space policy, past, present, and future. The broadcast includes discussion of the Senate Commerce Committee hearings on the OST, property rights, privatization vs. commercial development, global commons and more.

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Cited in Wall Street Journal

May 19, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld commented on the original intentions of the Outer Space Treaty in a WSJ piece titled "Who's in Charge of Outer Space?"

Dr. John Logsdon Quoted in Washington Post

May 17, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments on the intentions of cislunar missions were featured in a Washington Post article titled "'Mars Society founder blasts NASA for ‘worst plan yet.’"

Dr. John Logsdon Participates in Reddit AMA

May 12, 2017

Dr. Logsdon participated in a two-hour Ask Me Anything (AMA) session in the r/Politics subreddit in which over 100 questions and comments were submitted by users on the topics of exploration, international cooperation, and the past, present and future of NASA.

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in The Space Review

May 08, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments on Public-Private Partnerships were featured in Jeff Foust's Space Review article titled "Revisiting America’s future in civil space."

SPI Alumna, Kate Becker, Honored by Award from Bethel College

May 03, 2017

Kate's work at NOAA and the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) was spotlighted for her alma mater's Young Alumnus Award. The Young Alumnus Award recognizes character and citizenship, achievement or service rendered, and honors and recognition received.

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in San Francisco Chronicle

May 03, 2017

Dr. Logsdon commented on the industry implications in a San Francisco Chronicle article titled "California plans for collecting taxes on spaceflight."

Scott Pace and John Logsdon Cited on Space.com and LiveScience

April 28, 2017

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. John Logsdon Cited in The Atlantic

April 28, 2017

Dr. Logsdon spoke of the role of space policy in a presidential adminstration for a piece in The Atlantic, titled "Space: Trump's Least Controversial Frontier"

Dr. Scott Pace Attends 2017 Japan Space Symposium

April 20, 2017

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.

Comments by Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund featured in collectSPACE

April 19, 2017

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. John Logsdon Cited in WIRED

April 09, 2017

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."