Reports from the Space Policy Institute


Providing for Sustainable Exploration and Use of Outer Space Environments

Pascale Ehrenfreund

In-Space Maneuvering, Servicing, and Resource Use: The Commercial Need for Legal Assurances

Henry Hertzfeld

Lessons from the Past: Why the U.S. Decided Not to Explore After Going to the Moon

John Logsdon

Building a Strategic Framework for Human Space Flight

Scott Pace


Integrating National Interests in Space
Scott Pace



US-Korea Institute at SAIS Report: Missile Negotiations with North Korea: A Strategy for the Future
Scott Pace, Co-author

Target NEO: Open Global Community NEO Workshop Report
Brent W. Barbee, Editor

Analyzing the Development Paths of Emerging Spacefaring Nations: Opportunities or Challenges for Space Sustainability?
M. Ansdell, L. Delgado, D. Hendrickson


Future Human Spaceflight: The Need for International Cooperation
Scott Pace and Giuseppe Reibaldi, Editors


Project Apollo: Americans to the Moon
John M. Logsdon and Roger D. Launius


Collective Security in Space: Asian Perspectives
John M. Logsdon and James Clay Moltz, Editors



Collective Security in Space: European Perspectives
John M. Logsdon, James Clay Moltz, and Emma S. Hinds, Editors



A Failure of National Leadership:  Why No Replacement For The Space Shuttle?
John M. Logsdon
This paper appeared in Steven J. Dick and Roger Launius, Editors,
"Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight," NASA SP-2006-4702.



Perspectives on Space Security
John M. Logsdon and Audrey Schaffer, Editors

Launch Vehicles: An Economic Perspective
Henry R. Hertzfeld, Ray A. Williamson and Nicolas Peter



Further Directions in Satellite-Derived Weather and Climate Information for the Electric Energy Industry
Report of a workshop held March 29 and 30, 2004 at GW



Space Weapons: Are They Needed?
John M. Logsdon and Gordon Adams, Editors



Space Economic Data
Henry R. Hertzfeld
Prepared for the US Department of Commerce, Office of Space Commercialization

The Socio-Economic Value of Improved Weather and Climate Information
Report of a study of the social and economic value to the United States of
improved information about weather and climate

Remote Sensing for Transportation Security
Report of a workshop held on March 13, 14, 2002 at GW; sponsored by the
National Consortium for Safety, Hazards, and Disaster Assessment in Transportation Lifelines



High-Resolution Earth Observations from Space: What are Today's Issues?
Summary of Seminar hosted by The Space Policy Institute, George Washington University and The National Remote Sensing and Space Law Center, University of Mississippi School of Law

The Socioeconomic Benefits of Earth Science and Applications Research: Reducing the Risks and Costs of Natural Disasters in the United States
Ray A. Williamson, Henry R. Hertzfeld, Joseph Cordes, John M. Logsdon

Space and Military Power in East Asia: The Challenge and Opportunity of Dual-Purpose Space Technologies"

Rebecca Jimerson and Ray A. Williamson, Editors

U.S. - Russian Cooperation in Human Space Flight: Assessing the Impacts
John M. Logsdon and James Millar



Dual Purpose Space Technologies Conference Summary
Becky Jimerson and Ray Williamson

Viewing the Earth: the Role of Satellite Earth Observations and Global Monitoring in International Affairs
Becky Jimerson and Ray Williamson



Measuring the Economic Returns from NASA Life Sciences Research and Development
Henry Hertzfeld



»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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