Events and Media

Events and Media

The Center for Space Policy and Strategy’s studies, reports, and experts provide constructive insights into the critical issues facing policymakers. Our events and in-depth briefings address issues that matter most to policymakers at all levels. For more information about these events, or to explore future partnerships, contact the center at [email protected].


April 25, 2018

A Policy Primer For Small Satellites
Milsat Magazine
A recent white paper, “Navigating the Policy Compliance Roadmap for Small Satellites,” discusses the applicability of existing policy, and outlines a process for missions to follow to ensure compliance.


April 18, 2018

Space Traffic Management in the Age Of New Space
34th Space Symposium
Colorado Springs

GPS Transponders for Space Traffic Management
Space Traffic Management in the Age of New Space


Dec. 5, 2017

Panel Discussion: Major Policy Issues in Evolving Global Space Operations
Cosponsored with The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Capitol Hill Club in downtown DC


Breaking Defense: US Must Rethink Space Policy In Face Of Enormous Change New Aerospace Corporation/Mitchell Institute Report on Evolving Global Space Operations
SpaceNews: Space policy experts lay out their concerns: Will the Trump administration listen?
Air Force Magazine: Experts: America’s Unique Position in Space Likely Ending, It Should Start Acting Like It
YouTube: Leading in a Rapidly Changing World: Policy Issues in Global Space Operations
Leonard David’s Inside Outer Space: Issues in Global Space Operations – Leading in a Rapidly Changing World


Nov. 13, 2017

Space Staffer Day
The Aerospace Corporation
Arlington (Crystal City), VA


Sept. 21, 2017

International Approaches to Reducing Space Debris
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325
Washington, DC

SpaceNews:  International Partnerships to Address Orbital Debris in Absence of Broader Accord
The Daily Breeze:  How El Segundo’s Aerospace Corp. is Working to Prevent “Space Junk” Collisions
YouTube: International Approaches to Solving Space Debris Challenges


July 14, 2017

Ensuring U.S. Space Leadership: A Panel Discussion
Cosponsored with the George Washington University Space Policy Institute
George Washington University

Policy Paper:: Ensuring Space Leadership
YouTube:  Intro by Steve Isakowitz and keynote by Rep.Brian Babin
YouTube: Panel moderated by Jamie Morin through concluding remarks


March 30, 2017

Space Policy for the Next Generation
Cosponsored with The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Capitol Hill club in downtown DC

News release:  Center for Space Policy and Strategy Hosts Inaugural Event

Media and Public Appearances

Why Space Desperately Needs a Traffic Cop
May 10, 2018
Deadly hypersonic debris may spell doom for existing satellites and the thousands more to come as low earth orbit is commercialized.

Rocket Emissions – New Paper Flags Policy Issues
Inside Outer Space
April 25, 2018
A new space policy paper considers the effects of rocket emissions in the atmosphere—what is known, and what is not.

The Importance of Thinking Internationally on Space Collaborations
Space News
April 17, 2018
Allied defense relationships in space deliver benefit for the United States by extending the capabilities, resources, and technologies that allies and partners bring.

Wilson: Space programs can move faster, but Congress has to tolerate some failures
April 1, 2018
There is underlying tension between the “go big” philosophy embraced by Air Force leaders and skeptical lawmakers who would prefer a more cautious approach.

On National Security | Missed opportunities in missile defense
March 15, 2018
Space tracking and surveillance; a crucial part of missile defense suffers from an uncertain budget profile.

MITRE’s LaPlante, Aerospace Corporation’s Morin on National Security Space Challenges, Modernization
Defense and Aerospace Report
March 2, 2018
Policy leaders discuss overcoming challenges to the nation’s space enterprise, upgrading Cold-War era architectures, harnessing commercial innovation, and balancing speed and efficacy while modernizing national security space.

Today’s Tidbits: Aerospace Corporation’s New Space Policy Advisory Board
Space Policy Online
Feb. 26, 2018
The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy has created a new Senior Advisory Council to serve as strategic advisers.

How the Government Controls Sensitive Satellite Data
Feb. 8, 2018
Government regulations restrict the ability of commercial space systems to capture of high-resolution imagery of Earth. Is it time to rewrite them?

America’s critical dependence on satellite-based services – and the regulatory threats they face
Space News
Jan. 25, 2018
Reliable access to the satellite signals are jeopardized by increasing demands for radio spectrum for terrestrial wireless systems.

How to reduce US space expenses through competitive and cooperative approaches
The Space Review
Jan. 22, 2018
The United States could reduce overall space expenses by balancing competition and international cooperation in space.

Regulation and compliance for nontraditional space missions
Space Daily
Dec. 5, 2017
A new paper explores U.S. spaceflight regulations for missions that do not match the historical norm of a single large government satellite on a launch vehicle.

Aerospace Corp. Warns of Terrestrial Interference with Critical Satellite Services
Jan. 10, 2018
A paper released at the 2018 American Meteorological Society meeting warns of interference between terrestrial and satellite signals.

Push continues for military “Space Corps”
Government Matters
Dec. 12, 2017
Jamie Morin, executive director of the Center for Space Policy and Strategy, discusses the push to create a separate “Space Corps” in the U.S. military.

Trump’s Space Policy Directive – 1: What Next?
Inside Outer Space
Dec. 12, 2017
James Vedda, senior policy analyst with the Center for Space Policy and Strategy, shares some insights on the signing of Space Policy Directive – 1, directing NASA to return to the moon.

Space exploration regulations need overhaul, new report says
The Daily Breeze
Dec. 2, 2017
A new report, “Navigating the Policy Compliance Roadmap for Small Satellites,” examines the cluttered regulatory path faced by commercial space companies in launching new space-exploration projects.

Space Travel Debris Clutters Earth’s Orbit, Putting Innovation at Risk
The Hill, Op-Ed
Sept. 21, 2017
Jamie Morin, executive director of Center for Space Policy and Strategy, describes the operational and regulatory challenges posed by space debris.

Richard DalBello, Jamie Morin, and The Honorable Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force during a panel titled “Innovation and Policy” during POLITICO’s The New American Space Age in Washington, DC, Thursday, September 12, 2017. (Photo by Rod Lamkey Jr.)

PoliticoSpace: The New American Space Age
Sept. 12, 2017
Jamie Morin, executive director of Center for Space Policy and Strategy, joins a panel discussion on innovation in the space arena.

The Space Show
July 28, 2017
Jim Vedda discusses the Outer Space Treaty, the National Space Council, national space policy, and much more.

Government Matters
April 13, 2017
Jamie Morin, executive director of Center for Space Policy and Strategy, explains how data analytics will inform government reorganization decisions.


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