Events


Dr. Mazlan Othman, Former Director of UNOOSA, presented a talk on Malaysia's Vision for Space and National Space Policy, as well as some of the issues that have emerged in the process of development and implementation of the National Space Policy. Dr. Othman's presentation is available online.

February 15, 2016

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.

October 9, 2015

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.

August 18, 2015

Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill Building

California Institute of Technology

The Space Policy Institute announced a new institutional partnership with Geospatial Media & Communications for their 2015 GeoBuiz Summit. A pre-conference session on August 9th highlighted the Evolving Role of National Geospatial Agencies in Contemporary Economy and Society.

Dr. Scott Pace's presentation can be found here, and the rest of the speakers can be found here.

August 10-11, 2015

Explore Mars held their third annual Humans to Mars Summit at the George Washington University.

May 5 - May 7

The George Washington University

Washington, DC 20052

The Space Policy Institute hosted a talk on "Resource Utilization in Space: Individual National Ventures or Cooperative Joint Ventures" with Mr. Guoyu Wang, Deputy Dean of the Institute of Space Law in Beijing, China and Mr. Brian Weeden, Technical Advisor at the Secure World Foundation.

Guoyu Wang's presentation is available online.

April 7, 2015

The Universities Space Research Association and the Space Policy Institute held their annual joint symposium on Asteroids, NEOs and Small Bodies in the Solar System: Research for Today, Training for Tomorrow - What are the Emerging Opportunities for Science, Security and International Cooperation.

 

Symposium Agenda

Speaker Presentations:

Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan

Lindley Johnson

Philippe Hazane

Amy Mainzer

Brent Barbee

Tom Jones

Mark Boslough

Richard Binzel

 

March 26th, 2015

Capitol Hill Holiday Inn

550 C Street SW

Washington, DC

The Secure World Foundation and the George Washington Military Law Society held an event at the Space Policy Institute on International Law and Military Activities in Space.

Further information can be found online, including video clips of the event.

March 23, 2015

Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street, NW

Washington, DC 20052

Two SPI visiting scholars, Daeweon Kim and Simon Kim, provided a presentation on the Republic of Korea Air Force Space Development Plan

February 18, 2015

Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street, NW, Suite 403

Washington, DC

NanoRacks held their first annual International Space Station workshop at the Space Policy Institute

February 16, 2015

Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street, NW, Suite 403

Washington, DC

View the workshop presentations

 

The Mitsubishi Research Institute, the University of Tokyo Research Institute and the Space Policy Institute held a symposium on "U.S. - Japan Relations and Space Cooperation in the Asia Pacific Region"

February 13, 2015

Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street, NW, Suite 403

Washington, DC

View the full report here

View individual presentations:

Yuchiro Nagai

Yasuaki Hashimoto

John Mittleman

Hideaki Kaneda

John Mackey

Matt Koepe

David Turner

Frank Rose

Mukund Rao

Motoko Uchitomi

Presentation by Mr. Badri Younes, Deputy Associate Administrator for NASA Space Communications and Navigation

January 21, 2015

Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street, NW Suite 403

Washington, DC

»View the presentation here.

"Careers in Space Policy: A Panel Discussion" with the American Institute of Astronautics and Astrophysics (AIAA) National Capital Section Young Professionals Committee, Featuring AIAA Execuitve Director Dr. Sandy Magnus

January 27, 2015

1957 E Street, NW Lindner Family Commons

Washington, DC

»View a description of the event here.

 

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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