Events — 2011

Space Transportation Policy and Market Risks

November 16, 2011

Symposium Presentations.

The Space Policy Institute presents

Falling Back to Earth Book Discussion with Mark Albrecht

November 9, 2011

Information about the event can be found here


The Space Policy Institute, The Sigur Center for Asian Studies, and Secure World Foundation present

Implications of Emerging Space Cooperation Dynamics in Asia

October 11, 2011

Speaker: Dinesh Kumar, SPI Visiting Scholar, Advisor, HQIDS (Headquarters Integrated Defense Staff), Ministry of Defense New Delhi, Government of India


Space Policy Institute Students and Faculty at the International Astronautical Congress in Cape Town, South Africa

October 7, 2011

Left to Right: Kate Becker, Alanna Krolikowski, Dr. Scott Pace, Joel Hicks, Jacob Sutherlun, Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Emmanuelle David, Madood Khan,


The Space Policy Institute and Secure World Foundation present

Evolving Space Programs and Policies Amongst Leading Space Faring Nations in Asia

July 27, 2011

Speaker: Dinesh Kumar, SPI Visiting Scholar, Advisor, HQIDS (Headquarters Integrated Defense Staff), Ministry of Defense New Delhi, Government of India


The Space Policy Institute and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) present

Making Germany's space sector fit for the future: The space strategy of the German Federal Government

April 29, 2011

Speaker: Wolfgang Schneider, Deputy Head of the Space Technologies Division within the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

Mr. Scheider's presentation can be viewed here.


Explore Mars, Inc., along with the Space Policy Institute and other sponsors, presents


April 6-7, 2011

Jack Morton Auditorium, Media and Public Affairs Building

George Washington University

Please see the ISSMars-DC website for agenda, sponsors, and registration


The Space Policy Institute and the Universities Space Research Association present

U.S. Export Controls and Space Science

31 March 2011

Symposium Presentations


Dr. John Logsdon holds Book Signing and Reception to mark the publication of his most recent book John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

21 January 2011


The Space Policy Institute and Ball Aerospace present

Target NEO: Providing a Resilient NEO Accessibility Program for Human Exploration Beyond LEO

22 February 2011

Workshop Website

Panel Presentations

Workshop Report


»SPI Director, Scott Pace, testifies in front of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Environment on NOAA Utilization of Commercial Remote Sensing Data.

»SPI Director, Scott Pace, testifies in front of the Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation committee on U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness. His testimony is available online.

»SPI Professor Emeritus John Logsdon discusses his upcoming book titled After Apollo: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program at the National Air and Space Museum

»SPI Hosts Brett Biddington AM for Discussion on Space Activities in Australia: Challeneges, Opportunities and Responsibilities

»SPI Graduate Student Jordan Sotudeh Writes Op-Ed for Space News

»SPI Director Speaks at Atlantic Council event, The Final Frontier: Renewing America's Space Program

»SPI Director Writes Op-Ed for Aviation Week

»SPI Graduate Student Zack Hester Writes Op-Ed for Space News

»SPI Director Discusses National Security Space Launch and the Industrial Base: Issues and Opportunities at the Marshall Institute

»SPI Director Part of US Delegation to UNCOPUOS

»SPI Director Interviewed by KPCC on Conflict in Space

»SPI Director Interviewed by NPR on SpaceX-ULA Lawsuit

»Space Policy Institute Luncheon with Representative Frank Wolf

»SPI Research Associate Published in WPR

»SPI Visiting Scholar Speaks at JAXA Washington Office

»SPI Professor Featured in GW Magazine

»SPI Director Delivers Testimony in Senate Hearing

»SPI Director Delivers Statement in Congressional Hearing

»SPI Associate Director Delivers Statement in Congressional Hearing

»SPI Director Awarded AIAA Durand Lectureship in Public Service

»Air Force General Shelton, Commander of AFSPC, Speaks at an SPI Seminar: "Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World"

»SPI Director on Radio Panel, Diane Rehm Show, NPR

»SPI Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund Interviewed by Forbes

»SPI Director's New Collaborative Book Looks Into the Future of American Space

»SPI Faculty Article in AAAS's Science Looks Into Human Lunar Heritage

»SPI Director on India Mars Mission in NewScientist

»SPI Alumna, Emma Hinds, Recognized by Satellite Industry with 2013 Promise Award

»SPI and Beijing Institute of Technology's Institute of Space Law Sign Joint Statement in Beijing

»SPI Director Weighs Public and Private Interests at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

»SPI Director Gives Presentation at NextGen Ahead Conference on the Future of GPS

»SPI Director Discusses Space Industry, Policy and Inspiration at Home and Abroad on The Space Show

»SPI Professor Emeritus John Logsdon to Receive Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal from IAF

»SPI Director and SPI Professor Emeritus Review Time in Office as Former NASA Deputy Administrator Steps Down

»SPI Director Tells Washington Post TV What to Expect from Space

»To the Point Interviews SPI Director on Future of Space

»SPI Director Interviewed on Plan for US Lunar Park

»SPI Alumna Laura Delgado López to Participate in MIT/Skoltech Initiative in July, Moscow

»SPI Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund elected President of Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

»GWU Faculty Honored at AIAA Awards Gala

»SPI Visiting Scholar Speaks at JAXA Washington Office

»SPI Director Scott Pace Writes Guest Blog for The Diplomat

»George Washington University Team Competes in Quarter Finals of 2013 North American Space Law Moot Court Competition

»SPI Alumna to Moderate NASA's First Spanish Language Google+ Hangout

»C-SPAN, SpacePolicyOnline, The Space Review and Aviation Week cover SPI-AIAA Event, "Columbia+10: Lessons Learned and Unlearned"

»SPI Professor Henry Hertzfeld interviewed on The Space Show

»Papers by SPI Faculty named in Science Direct's Top 25 Hottest Articles from Advances in Space Research for 2012

»SPI Director Scott Pace cited by Der Spiegel


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