SPI In The News

How should Japan's space agency foster NewSpace?

January 07, 2019

Takashi Uchino, SPI visiting scholar, wrote "How should Japan's space agency foster NewSpace?", which is his second article to appear in The Space Review.

Which First Man? Film Doesn't Depict Real Neil Armstrong (Op-Ed)

November 08, 2018

Dr. Logsdon weighs in on the recent First Man movie, in particular the film's portrayal of Neil Armstrong, in his Space.com Op-Ed "Which First Man? Film Doesn't Depict Real Neil Armstrong (Op-Ed)".

Visiting Scholar Takashi Uchino's article appears in The Space Review

October 23, 2018

Takashi Uchino's article, "A comparison of American and Japanese space policy structures", was featured this week in The Space Review.


IAF Elects Pascale Ehrenfreund as its First Woman President

October 09, 2018

Pascale Ehrenfreund, research professor at the Space Policy Institute, was elected last week as the new President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).


Familiar Faces at IAC 2018

October 09, 2018

Current and former Space Policy Institute faculty, students, alumni, and visiting scholars were at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Bremen, Germany last week.

Dr. Hertzfeld on NPR Talking About Space Mining

September 25, 2018

Dr. Hertzfeld was interviewed by NPR concerning the potential for space mining in the future.

Dr. Hertzfeld on The Space Show

August 14, 2018

Dr. Hertzfeld was on The Space Show on August 10, discussing the issue of space as a global commons.

SPI and USRA Co-host “Return to the Moon: A Partnership of Government, Academia and Industry.”

March 29, 2018

The Space Policy Institute and Universities Space Research Association co-hosted their annual conference on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018.

SPI Graduate Students Appointed to SGAC Team

December 14, 2017

Two of our students have been appointed to positions with the Space Generation Advisory Council. Chris Beauregard will manage the SGx Conference in March, and Cody Knipfer is the new Strategic Communications Lead. 

First Meeting of the National Space Council

October 10, 2017

The National Space Council held its first meeting last thursday at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, in front of Space Shuttle Discovery.

Pace and Logsdon in 'The Age of Aerospace'

September 11, 2017

Dr. Pace and Dr. Logsdon will be appearing in the first episode of the new season of The Age of Aerospace. Worth a watch! Below is more information:

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Cited in Forbes

July 26, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld commented in a Forbes piece on space law titled "Space Laws Need To Balance 'Competing Interests'; Experts Weigh In."

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Cited in New Scientist

July 13, 2017

Dr. Hertzfeld commented on a recent Moon Express announcement in a New Scientist piece titled "Robotic landers could start mining the moon as early as 2020."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited by CNBC

July 12, 2017

Dr. Logsdon was quoted in the CNBC article titled "How Colorado is trying to cash in on the multibillion-dollar space race."

Dr. John Logsdon Cited by Daily Mail

July 10, 2017

Dr. Logsdon was quoted in the Daily Mail article titled "Trump offers bold space goals, but fills in few details."