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UK Space Industry Bill: Second Commons Reading

On Monday 15 January, the 2nd anniversary of British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s historic spacewalk, the House of Commons debated the Space Industry Bill[1] 1,365 more words

Michael Del Giudice

Title: Chief Planning Officer
Company: University Of Colorado Denver
Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States

Michael Del Giudice, Chief Planning Officer at the University Of Colorado Denver, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Institutional Planning.

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Management

Is NASA pushing back against the Senate Launch System?

NASA’s Institute for Advanced Concepts recently released a study that concluded, essentially, that NASA won’t get back to the Moon any time soon using traditional cost-plus contracting arrangements. 466 more words

Space Policy

UK Space Industry Bill: A Missed Opportunity to Promote British Space Mining?

The UK Space Industry Bill has now passed the House of Lords and is on its way to the House of Commons, the date for its second reading has yet to be announced but I would imagine it won’t be until the new year but you can keep track of its progress… 1,629 more words

Dual Uses of Space Innovation

by G. Pascal Zachary

Space has always been an important spawning ground for dual-use technologies and the associated issues raised by attempts at targeted innovation: that of unintended consequences, or the spectre that many innovators do not get what they want—and, embarrassingly, sometimes get what they don’t want. 2,110 more words

Sociology

New freelance writings: searching for aliens, avoiding space war, and virtual reality addiction

In case you missed them, here’s a few new stories I’ve published. Thanks as usual to all my excellent editors.

To find aliens, we must think of life as we don’t know it… 734 more words

Science Communication

UNESCO on the Moon? Heritage Protection in Outer Space

Wednesday marks the 60th anniversary of the flight of Sputnik, next year marks the 50th anniversary of the flight of Apollo 8, the first flight to ‘leave Earth’s gravity well’ and fly around the Moon, and we’re rapidly approaching the 50th anniversary of the first-time human beings walked on another celestial body. 1,274 more words