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Redirect: “An Analysis of the Space Politics of the Major Space Faring Nations and Selected Emerging Space Faring Nations”


My longtime colleague Graham Gibbs, who recently retired from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and had previously represented CSA in Washington, D.C., has just published this very interesting article, “An Analysis of the Space Politics of the Major Space Faring Nations … Continue reading

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Video: The Space Program Under Presidents Nixon and Ford


On Jun 13, 2013, John Logsdon, George Washington University; William Barry, NASA Chief Historian; and I participated in a set of presentations on “The Space Program Under Presidents Nixon and Ford.” The video of the presentations is available here. Enjoy!

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Announcing the Space Policy and History Forum #6: “Earth-Moon Space: The Art of the Possible, 2012-2022″


Announcing the sixth Space Policy and History Forum, “Earth-Moon Space: The Art of the Possible, 2012-2022,” presented by Thomas Jones on December 10 (Monday), 4:00-5:00 P.M., at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. Abstract: As the threat of … Continue reading

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Join Us for the 3rd Space Policy and History Forum, Crystal City, Virginia, March 12, 2012


For those in the Washington, D.C., area on Monday March 12, please consider attending the 3rd Space Policy and History Forum. It will be held at the the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center in Crystal City at 4:00 P.M. on … Continue reading

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Considering Spaceflight in Russia, China, and India


On Thursday, December 1, 2011, I helped to organize, along with Nathan Bridges, the second meeting of the informal “Space History and Policy Forum.” This group met at the Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, and our featured speaker and discussion … Continue reading

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