Events — 2012


FAA-AST International Outreach Program Lead John Sloan speaks to SPI Masters students

October 18 2012

GWU US Space Policy Class

John Sloan of the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST) joined the GWU US Space Policy course to talk about the FAA licensing system, its international counterparts and the international coordination and outreach programs of the FAA-AST.

Slides from his presentation can be found here

Mazlan Othman

Dr. Mazlan Othman

Director of the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs

October 15th 2012

Elliott School of International Affairs

George Washington University

Slides from the presentation can be found here

SPI Visiting Scholar Chris Gilbert speaks to SPI Masters students

August 30 2012

GWU US Space Policy Class

Chris Gilbert, a Visiting Scholar at the Space Policy Institute previously with Astrium Space Transportation in Bremen, Germany presented his work on the issues facing the United States in international cooperation in space.

Slides from his presentation can be found here.

Suborbital and Small Satellite Missions: Research for Today, Training for Tomorrow

co-sponsorred with USRA

March 22, 2012

Symposium Presentations

Women, Innovation and Aerospace

co-sponsored with NASA

March 8, 2012

News

»SPI Director, Scott Pace is quoted in the Politico article How Elon Musk eposed billions in questionable Pentagon spending discussing the role of ULA in American space capabilities.

»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.

»On October 16, 2015, the Space Policy Institute hosted an informal discussion during which Dr. Philippe Brunet, European Commission Director for Space Policy, Copernicus, and Defense Industry described the plans of the European Union to become the primary European actor in space policy and programs.

»Current SPI Graduate Student Zack Hester's article NASA's Lessons Learned in Long-Duration Spaceflight: The Shuttle-Mir Program was published in Quest Vol. 23, No. 1, 2016.

»SPI Alum Mia Brown wrote an article titled Launch Dilemna: The role of the commercial sector in America's space program which was published by the Brookings Institution.

»Prof. Jack Burns, Vice President Emeritus at the University of Colorado, presented a distinguished lecture "Exploring the Universe from the Moon". It can be viewed online

»Dr. Scott Pace, Director of the Space Policy Institute, spoke on The Implications of U.S. Space Policy Choices at the California Institute of Technology. A video of the lecture is available for viewing here.

»Dr. Scott Pace, Visiting Scholar Deganit Paikowsky, and four SPI alumni attended the 2015 International Astronautical Congress in Jerusalem.

»Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, SPI Research Professor, became Chair of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Read the announcement here.

»SPI Alum, Stephanie Wan, has been elected as Co-chair of the Space Generation Advisory Council. Congratulations Stephanie! Further information is available online.

»SPI hosts "Careers in Space Policy: A Panel Discussion" with the American Institute of Astronautics and Astrophysics National Capital Section Young Professionals Committee and the GW AIAA Student Chapter.

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