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Science Policy Around the Web - November 18, 2016

By: Thaddeus Davenport, PhD

2016 Presidential Elections

How the Trump Administration Might Impact Science

Donald Trump is now the President-elect of the United States of America. 889 more words


Short Explanation of Space Policy & History

Short Explanation of Space Policy & History

By Dominique Awis

17 Nov 2016

The United States has the authority and legitimacy to conduct outer space activities because of U.S. 404 more words


Crash Course in Space Policy


Dominique M. Awis

BA Political Science

College of Charleston

May 2015

Crash Course US Space Policy 301 163 more words


What's Your Favorite NASA Mission Soundtrack?

NASA recently commissioned a song for one of its missions (H/T STEMDaily).  The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has been orbiting our moon since 2009, taking readings of the lunar surface.  117 more words

S & T On Film, TV Or The Radio

What SpaceX Thinks It Knows About The Test Failure

On September 2, SpaceX conducted a static fire test of a Falcon 9 rocket and payload that resulted in the catastrophic loss of both (translation – stuff blew up in a big way).  348 more words


SpaceX Explosion Mars An Otherwise Solid 2016

Today a SpaceX rocket and payload exploded on the launchpad at Cape Canaveral.  The company was conducting a static fire test, which involves fueling the rocket and firing the engines, when the explosion occurred.  325 more words


It's Too Early To Get Used To Yet Another SpaceX Landing, Right?

I know, frequent landings of reusable rockets are critical to the long term business plan of SpaceX.  But I think it’s a little too early to think that time has come. 182 more words