Astralytical

Space Analysis and Consulting

2018

After three decades on Capitol Hill, Nelson leaves behind legacy of space policy
https://www.wmfe.org/after-three-decades-on-capitol-hill-nelson-leaves-behind-legacy-of-space-policy/95110

Layoffs and stalled projects plagued space start-up Moon Express. Then NASA stepped in.
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/space/go-for-launch/os-bz-moon-express-update-20181114-story.html

NASA is returning to the moon. These are the companies getting up to $2.6 billion to do it
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/space/go-for-launch/os-bz-nasa-moon-contracts-20181128-story.html

NASA's Orion spacecraft makes progress, but are the agency's lunar plans on track?
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/orion-service-module-arrives.html

Florida's senate race could affect space policy, funding
http://www.wmfe.org/floridas-senate-race-could-affect-space-policy-funding/92780

The growing space industry is scrambling to find workers — but it can't take foreigners
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/space/go-for-launch/os-bz-foreign-student-job-challenges-20181024-story.html

WeMartians podcast: Moon to Mars
https://www.wemartians.com/episode049/

NASA's Mars rocket is behind schedule and over budget due to 'Boeing's poor performance,' audit finds
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/space/go-for-launch/os-nasa-sls-delay-report-20181010-story.html

The easiest way for Elon Musk to raise money for SpaceX might be tourism
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/18/17873332/spacex-elon-musk-yusaku-maezawa-space-tourism-bfr-crew-dragon

Japanese billionaire charters SpaceX trip around the Moon
http://www.wmfe.org/japanese-billionaire-charters-spacex-trip-around-the-moon/91275

SpaceX says Japanese billionaire will be first private citizen on moon flight
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/spacex-says-japanese-billionaire-will-be-first-passenger-moon-flight-ncna910441

Russia is down to a single female cosmonaut, and she may never fly
https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/russia-is-down-to-a-single-female-cosmonaut-and-she-may-never-fly/

The only way is up: space tourism counting down to a 2021 blast-off: 5, 4, 3, 2... ?
https://bv.world/magazine/

Why NASA is struggling to get its most powerful space telescope off the ground
https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/1/17627560/james-webb-space-telescope-cost-estimate-nasa-northrop-grumman

Members Appointed to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee
https://www.camdencountyga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/9406/Members-Appointed-to-Spaceport-Camden-Education-and-Workforce-Subcommittee?bidId=

What NASA did next: from ‘Space Force’ to the Moon and Mars
https://www.techradar.com/news/what-nasa-did-next-from-space-force-to-the-moon-and-mars

SpaceX's new ultra-reusable rocket could shape the future of humanity
https://www.techradar.com/news/spacexs-new-ultra-reusable-rocket-could-shape-the-future-of-humanity

Let it fly — Reality check on the outer limits of going airborne
http://ht.ly/Cp0730kI0V1

Intersection: Space Force; immigration policy; Matt Burke
http://www.wmfe.org/intersection-space-force-immigration-policy-matt-burke/88355

What Should We Do About the International Space Station?
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/06/trump-nasa-international-space-station-bridenstine/562076/

POLITICO Space: Need a space coach?
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-space/2018/05/18/growing-friction-over-space-stations-future-271024

Are We There Yet? Humans to Mars Summit
http://www.wmfe.org/humans-to-mars-summit/86765

SpaceX’s last Falcon 9 upgrade could finally make reusable rockets cost-effective
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/9/17254384/spacex-falcon-9-block-5-upgrade-rocket-reusability-savings

Congress is giving NASA more money than it requested to build a second launch platform
https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/23/17153408/nasa-omnibus-bill-federal-budget-second-mobile-launcher

Ideas for new NASA mission can now include spacecraft powered by plutonium
https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/19/17138924/nasa-discovery-program-radioisotope-thermoelectric-generators-plutonium-238

How the Trump administration wants to make it easier for commercial space companies to do business
https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/2/23/17035436/national-space-council-regulatory-reform-industry-mike-pence?utm_campaign=lorengrush&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&__twitter_impression=true

Commercial space ventures hail NASA opportunities in orbit and on the moon
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/commercial-space-ventures-hail-nasa-opportunities-orbit-moon/

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Is Ready for Its Historic Flight
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/spacex-falcon-heavy-launch-elon-musk/552296/

SpaceX aims big in ever-evolving rocket environment
https://www.ft.com/content/3aaba5d8-09c1-11e8-8eb7-42f857ea9f09

SpaceX launches most powerful rocket ever
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oya9JsTC_xg&feature=youtu.be&t=2m47s

A successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch gives NASA new options
https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/2/16954582/spacex-falcon-heavy-rocket-launch-impact-nasa-deep-space-travel

One Small Spaceport, A Giant Leap For Georgia
http://www.gpbnews.org/post/one-small-spaceport-giant-leap-georgia