SPI In The News

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 administration 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."

Event Co-Hosted by SPI Featured in BBC

April 08, 2017

The 2017 USRA Symposium on Space Situational Awareness was featured in the BBC article "The race to destroy space garbage," including several comments from Secure Wold Foundation's Brian Weeden, an SPI alum.

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in Business Insider

March 30, 2017

Dr. Logsdon commented on the significance of the SpaceX's March 30 reuse of a Falcon 9 rocket in Business Insider's "'Right in the bull's-eye': SpaceX just pulled off a revolutionary rocket launch." His comments were featured in a variety of other outlets, including Futurism, Tech Times, Yahoo Finance and Russia Times.

Dr. Scott Pace's Comments Featured in Christian Science Monitor

March 29, 2017

Dr. Pace's comments on a past SpaceX launch failure were cited in a CSM article titled "Blue Origin offers window into what a space vacation might look like, literally."

Dr. Scott Pace Hosted as Guest on The Space Show

March 28, 2017

Dr. Pace spoke about the National Space Society and L5 Society's contributions to the industry on The Space Show's Broadcast 2891.

Dr. Scott Pace Quoted in Wall Street Journal

March 24, 2017

Dr. Pace commented on the future of the International Space Station in a WSJ article titled "Reach for the Stars, Mr. Trump."