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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."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in The Atlantic

March 24, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments were featured in the article discussing the practicality of a National Space Council.

Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund Appointed Vice-Chancellor of International Space University

March 23, 2017

Dr. Ehrenfreund, according to a recent press release from ISU, has accepted a three year term as Vice-Chancellor of International Space University, following her nomination by Chancellor Dr. Buzz Aldrin and unanimous approval by the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Cited in Wired

March 23, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld's spoke to Wired Online about the economics of the International Space Station

Dr. Scott Pace Quoted in Washington Post

March 22, 2017

Dr. Pace commented in the Washington Post, Futurism, The Science Times and Christian Science Monitor, among others, regarding the signing of the 2017 NASA Authorization.

Dr. Pace Interviewed by Vago Muradian of Defense and Aerospace Report

March 22, 2017

Dr. Pace discussed the evolution of military and commercial space, recommendations for the Trump administration and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in Slate

March 21, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments focused on current issues within the Russian space program with regard to budgetary concerns and recent accidents.

Chris Beauregard to Serve as 2017 Space Generation Congress Communications Coordinator

March 16, 2017

SPI graduate student, Chris Beauregard was selected to provide communications support for the planning and execution of the 2017 Space Generation Congress in Adelaide, Australia. His role includes social media strategy, website content management, creation of marketing materials and various other responsibilities.

Dr. John Logsdon Cited on Phys.org

March 12, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments about the Trump Administration's interest in a Moon mission were featured in Phys.org, Tech Times, Daily Mail and Science Examiner, among other media outlets.