Our Meeting Summaries
On February 14, 2012, Marcia McNutt, Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other USGS officials provided a briefing on the FY2013 budget request for USGS. That request includes funding for the Landsat land remote sensing satellite system. USGS operates the two existing Landsat satellites and will operate the next in the series, Landsat 8. NASA built and will launch Landsat 8, which it calls the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). These SpacePolicyOnline.com notes from the USGS briefing were originally published on SpacePolicyOnline.com on February 14 under the title "USGS Director: Landsat Has Many Fans, But Affordable Solution Needed for Future."
On February 13, 2012, Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, answered questions from the media via teleconference on the budget request for his office. These SpacePolicyOnline.com meeting notes from that teleconference were originally published on SpacePolicyOnline.com under the title Gerstenmaier: Soyuz Launch Date May Advance, INKSNA Waiver Needed, Beyond LEO Destination TBD.
On June 16, 2011, the Secure World Foundation held a seminar to discuss the progress of implementing President Obama's National Space Policy one year after its release. SpacePolicyOnline.com's meeting notes from the seminar are available by clicking here.
Key Moments in Human Spaceflight is a SpacePolicyOnline.com meeting summary of a NASA/National Air and Space Museum conference held April 25-26, 2011 commemorating 50 years of human spaceflight.
On December 13, 2010, the Secure World Foundation sponsored a panel discussion on Foundations of a National Space Strategy. A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the meeting is now available.
On November 18, 2010, Women in Aerospace (WIA) held a meeting about the future of human spaceflight in Washington, D.C. Read a SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the meeting, entitled The Future of Human Spaceflight: Prospects, Programs and Educating the Pipeline.
The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) held a summit for the heads of 28 space agencies from around the world on November 17, 2010. The heads of the agencies endorsed an IAA declaration calling for more international cooperation in space. Read a SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the day-long meeting.
Rep. Alan Mollohan's Speech to the Space Transportation Association: A SpacePolicyOnline.com Meeting Summary
Rep. Alan Mollohan (D.-WV), outgoing chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's Commerce-Justice-Science subcommittee, which funds NASA, spoke to the Space Transportation Association on November 18, 2010 about his views on NASA. Read a SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the meeting.
A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of this morning's Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) meeting on national security space and the space industrial base is now available here , or on our left menu under "Our Meeting Summaries."
A SpacePolicyOnline.com summary of the Aerospace Industries Association's meeting today on national security space is now available.