Astralytical

Space Analysis and Consulting

In the News

News articles, magazines, TV, radio, and podcasts in which we are interviewed or quoted.

2018

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

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

2017

How a tiny county in Georgia is trying to create the country's newest commercial spaceport
https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/28/16645130/spaceport-camden-georgia-faa-commercial-rocket-launch-license

The Orbital Mechanics: Downlink
https://theorbitalmechanics.com/show-notes/forczyk

Camden County Plans Innovation and Research Park to Complement Spaceport
https://www.camdencountyga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/8803/Camden-County-Plans-Innovation-and-Research-Park-to-Complement-Spaceport?bidId=

If Mike Pence wants to send NASA back to the Moon, he'll need to find a way to pay for it
https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/10/16435492/nasa-national-space-council-vice-president-moon-return-budget-iss-commercial-industry

SpaceX's pivot: Elon Musk downsizes some of his ambitious goals
http://www.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/2017/07/21/spacex-ceo-elon-musk-downsizes-ambitious-goals-mars-iss-nasa-falcon-heavy-dragon/495361001/?hootPostID=976b177bc6812ee271fdf2a794d02b59

Kids and the Earth are the real losers in Trump's NASA budget
https://mashable.com/2017/05/23/nasa-budget-losers-kids-earth-science/#9l4jfpxnUqqi

Florida Tech Grad Helps Shape the Future of Space Travel
https://adastra.fit.edu/blog/potr/florida-tech-grad-helps-shape-the-future-of-space-travel/#!page_id=15105748a8a44c82b,all

Trump wants to kill NASA office popular with Congress, astronauts and kids
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/03/16/trump-wants-to-kill-nasa-office-popular-with-congress-astronauts-and-kids/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.2ab68e32e7b1

2016

MARS Magazine: Snapchat’s Spectacles, Star Trek vs. Trump, Elon Musk’s Mars plans
https://soundcloud.com/marsmagazine/snapchat-spectacles-star-trek-vs-trump-elon-musks-plan-mars

Watch: Space analyst talks innovation
https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/local/2016/07/12/watch-space-analyst-talks-innovation/86943218/