In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Wednesday’s National Space Council session at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center seeks to carefully reform regulation of the U.S. commercial space industry, while addressing the threat posed by potential U.S. adversaries. If a space renaissance is indeed underway, will the government’s role be funded sufficiently. Space Launch System’s (SLS) first stage engine shows its muscle in Wednesday test firing.
Human Space Exploration
Pence: To lead in space, U.S. needs less red tape for commercial space companies
Coalition President and CEO in the News – Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar
Space.com (2/21): Vice President Mike Pence, chair of the National Space Council, lauded U.S. leadership in space, but emphasized the nation can do more to achieve ambitions of sending human explorers to deep space and opening low Earth orbit to new commercial sector activities by streamlining the government’s regulatory environment. Pence led the council’s second meeting Wednesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The cabinet level council is to meet again in the Fall.
Second National Space Council meeting focused on regulatory reform, China
Coalition Member in the News – NanoRacks
Spacepolicyonline.com (2/21): After its focus on streamlining the Department of Transportation and Department of Commerce regulatory environments for ...