SPI In The News



Dr. Kris Lehnhardt Cited in FiveThirtyEight

March 12, 2017

Dr. Lehnhardt provided comments on the effects of space travel on the human body.

Dr. Scott Pace Quoted in Washington Post

March 07, 2017

Dr. Pace commented on Blue Origin's announcement of their first commercial customer in a Washington Post article titled "Jeff Bezos scores a first paying customer for his growing space company."

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Quoted in New York Times

March 07, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld's comments on Blue Origin's first customer were cited in a New York Times article titled "Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’s Moon Shot, Gets First Paying Customer."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in Christian Science Monitor

March 07, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments regarding the Chinese space program were featured in a CSM article titled "China sets its sights on the moon: lunar probe planned before year’s end."

Dr. John Logsdon Quoted in The Space Review

March 06, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments on Apollo Era presidential leadership were featured in "The Apollo formula," by Jack Kiraly. 

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in Yahoo News

March 02, 2017

Dr. Logsdon provided comment on a lunar mission's effects on the human body in the Yahoo News article,  "Experts say moon tourists will experience rough trip." 

Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund to Speak at 2017 Space Symposium

February 27, 2017

SPI faculty member and DLR Chair, Pascale Ehrenfreund will participate in a panel titled "Women's Global Gathering."

Dr. Scott Pace Cited in Christian Science Monitor

February 27, 2017

Dr. Pace's comments on SpaceX's prospective moon mission were featured in the Christian Science Monitor article, "SpaceX plans to send humans around the moon in 2018. Can they pull it off?"

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in Washington Post and LA Times

February 27, 2017

Dr. Logsdon's comments on a potential SpaceX moon mission were featured in Washington Post and LA Times articles, titled "Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to fly two private citizens around the moon by late next year" and "SpaceX plans to send two private astronauts to circle the moon — on their own dime."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in FiveThirtyEight

February 24, 2017

Dr. John Logsdon provided comment on the future of space law in a FiveThirtyEight article titled, "Mars Needs Lawyers."

Chris Beauregard Selected as Delegate for 2017 SGAC Fusion Forum

February 16, 2017

SPI graduate student, Chris Beauregard will attend and participate in the 2017 Fusion Forum in Colorado Springs, organized by the Space Generation Advisory Council in conjunction with Space Symposium. At Fusion Forum, Chris will participate in the "Investing in Space/The New Space Economy" Working Group to provide perspective on policy's role in commercial activity.

Dr. Scott Pace Cited in Washington Post and Wired

February 15, 2017

Dr. Pace commented on Trump Administration interests in human spaceflight in a Washington Post article titled, "NASA, heeding Trump, may add astronauts to a test flight moon mission," among others.

SPI Alumna Laura Delgado Lopez Featured in Tribute to Space Policy Editor-in-Chief

February 03, 2017

Laura's work, "When inspiration fails to inspire: A change of strategy for the US space program," originally written for a graduate course in space policy, was published in the Space Policy Journal in 2011. It was recently selected by Former Editor-in-Chief, Frances Brown, as one of her favorite pieces in a 26-year tenure which saw over 1,000 space policy pieces published.

Dr. John Logsdon Cited in USA Today

February 02, 2017

Dr. John Logsdon provided comment on human spaceflight under the Trump Administration in a USA Today article titled, "Under Trump, astronauts might chart a new path to a familiar place: The moon."