A great commentary on U.S. space exploration leadership by former Astronaut Tom Jones…

All, If you haven’t visited former NASA Astronaut Tom Jones’ webpage and blog you are missing out. He had a great commentary on the tail end of the Obama Administration and the now active Trump Administration regarding deep space exploration. Check it out below. http://astronauttomjones.com/2016/12/23/restoring-american-leadership-in-space-achievement-the-path-forward/#comment-2115  

Misperceptions about misperceptions on Chinese space development

Recently, I was made aware of an editorial in The Diplomat entitled “Are China and the US Set for a Showdown?” http://thediplomat.com/2017/01/are-china-and-the-us-set-for-a-showdown-in-space/ After you guys read that, come back to my commentary here…. Okay. The article focuses primarily on resource utilization and “space property rights”. The goal of this article is to highlight “ground truth” […]

An example of process-as-solution involving cyber threats to spacecraft

If you had ever wanted an article from the liberal institutionalism view that said just about nothing regarding the problem or the solution….here’s a great example. An editorial in Via Satellite concerning “Cyberspace in Outer Space” set out to discuss the problem of cyber attacks upon spacecraft and the “response” to it. http://interactive.satellitetoday.com/via/january-2017/cyberspace-in-outer-space-new-challenges-new-responses/ Don’t get […]

The Real Obama Space Legacy

Recently, during the week of the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. , several articles were published discussing the eight years of the Obama Administration. One article that struck my eye, was one from space.com that spoke to the “legacy” of the Obama Administration. http://www.space.com/35394-president-obama-spaceflight-exploration-legacy.html While the author rightly calls this article “premature” and states correctly […]