SPI In The News

2016 USRA-SPI Symposium: Space Weather

March 31, 2016

Space Weather was the topic of the 2016 Universities Space Research Association symposium, held in conjunction with the Space Policy Institute.

Visiting Scholar Mazlan Othman Discusses Malaysian Space Policy

February 12, 2016

Dr. Mazlan Othman, Former Director of UNOOSA, presented a talk on Malaysia's Vision for Space and National Space Policy, as well as some of the issues that have emerged in the process of development and implementation of the National Space Policy.


International Field Workshop 2016 Team Visits the Space Policy Institute

January 27, 2016

The IFW2016 Team met with Dr. Scott Pace, Dr. Henry Hertzfeld, and Mr. Craig Dobson to discuss a variety of current regulatory and technical issues in space policy, particularly relating to Earth observation.

SPI Alumni Zack Hester's article published in Quest: History of Spaceflight Quarterly

January 27, 2016

Zack's article, NASA's Lessons Learned in Long-Duration Spaceflight: The Shuttle-Mir Program, can be found in Quest Volume 23 Issue #1.

Pascale Ehrenfreund

Pascale Enrenfreund Appointed as Chair of DLR Executive Board

September 17, 2015

Space Policy Institute Research Faculty member, Pascale Ehrenfruend, was unanimously elected as Chair of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR).

The Future Of Space Exploration

January 02, 2014

SPI Director, Scott N. Pace, participated in a radio round-table hosted by NPR's The Diane Rehm Show. Along with Dr. Pace was Joel Achenbach, Washington Post Science Writer, Lori Garver, former NASA Deputy Administrator, and Mike Gold, Bigelow Aerospace Director of D.C. Operations and Business Growth.

The group discussed the history of humanity's presence in space, its current state, as well as the many possibilities before it, both positive and negative.