News Archive – 2010

SPI Professor Henry Hertzfeld serves as visiting professor at Faculty of Law Jean Monnet, The University of Paris-Sud XI

November, 2010


Dr. Henry Hertzfeld with students from the space law class at Paris-Sud


O/OREOS nanosatellite successfully launched

November 19, 2010

SPI Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund serves as the project scientist for the Organism/Organic Exposure to Orbital Stresses nanosatellite, which launched from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska on November 19.

Watch the launch video and view the current status of the spacecraft

Read GWToday's article "Astrobiology on a Dime (...Relatively)"


SPI Graduate Student Laura Delgado interviewed on The Space Show

November 19, 2010

Laura Delgado was interviewed by The Space Show host Dr. David Livingston regarding a paper she presented at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space2010 Conference in August, which focused on the topic of space commercialization from the perspective of the space policy community and science fiction films.

Listen to the interview

A version of Ms. Delgado's paper, "A Popcorn-bred Perspective of Space Commercialization," was also published on the guest blog commentary of Space News on October 19, 2010.


SPI Director Scott Pace interviewed on central Florida radio station regarding the effect of midterm elections on the Space Coast's future

October 26, 2010


SPI Professor Henry Hertzfeld coaches champion team at the International Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

October 1, 2010


SPI Graduate Student Nicole Herrmann Wins NASA Research Fellowship

Summer 2010


SPI leads module of International Space University's Executive MBA Program

Summer 2010

SPI Professor Henry Hertzfeld (third from right) with the 2010 graduating class of ISU's Executive MBA program


Read the Wall Street Journal's coverage of the ISU Executive MBA program, including the SPI module:

"Beyond Rocket Science, a Space M.B.A."


SPI Professor Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund is interviewed by the Austrian Embassy's Office of Science and Technology Policy

12 May 2010


SPI Professor Dr. Henry Hertzfeld appears on MyFoxDC to discuss President Obama's speech on NASA's new direction

16 April 2010



SPI Director Dr. Scott Pace comments on his reaction to President Obama's changes to NASA's human spaceflight program on CSPAN

16 April 2010



SPI Professor Dr. Henry Hertzfeld Coaches Team to Victory in the North American Round of the Manfred Lachs International Space Law Competition

12 April 2010


SPI Professor Dr. Henry Hertzfeld delivers a presentation at the IISL/ECSL Symposium on Space legislation as enhancer of space activities and policies.

8 April 2010


SPI Director Dr. Scott Pace delivers the key note address at the Symposium on Space Policy and Coordination Framework

23 March 2010



SPI Director, Dr. Scott Pace is interviewed in Technology Review on NASA's new direction

10 February 2010


SPI Director, Dr. Scott Pace appears on MyFoxDC to discuss the implication's of the Obama administration's new direction for NASA

2 February 2010


SPI Director, Dr. Scott Pace appears before CNBC's Street Sense to discuss the cancellation of NASA's Project Constellation.

1 February 2010



Professor Emeritus Dr. John Logsdon of the Space Policy Institute discusses NASA's change in direction in the New York Times.

1 February 2010

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»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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