Astralytical

Space Analysis and Consulting

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

2019

How Millennials are Impacting Aerospace
https://www.tmro.tv/2019/10/13/how-millennials-are-impacting-aerospace-interview/

Boeing to invest $20m in Virgin Galactic
https://www.ft.com/content/3695a158-e9d8-11e9-85f4-d00e5018f061

Space 3.0: 58 Years of Space Flight – What’s Next?
https://adastra.fit.edu/blog/campus/magazine/space-3-0-58-years-of-space-flight-whats-next/

NASA orders six more Orion spacecraft for deep-space missions
http://sacredheartspectrum.com/2019/09/nasa-orders-six-more-orion-spacecraft-for-deep-space/

NASA, Lockheed Martin ink deal for more deep space capsules
https://www.wmfe.org/nasa-lockheed-martin-ink-deal-for-more-deep-space-capsules/136835

Elon Musk shows off Starship prototype progress
https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/elon-musk-shows-off-starship-prototype-progress

TIMES NOW TV on the Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander
https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/1170058683738230784

Construction Robots Learn to Excavate by Mimicking Humans
https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/robotics/robotics-software/construction-robots-learn-to-excavate-by-mimicking-humans

Light years away: how close are we to space tourism?
https://www.building.co.uk/buildings/light-years-away-how-close-are-we-to-space-tourism/5101059.article

TRT World’s The Newsmakers: Do We Need a Space Force?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiCfyaBhhyA&feature=youtu.be

France Is Getting Serious About Its “Space Command”
https://slate.com/technology/2019/08/france-space-command-plan-satellites-lasers.html

What Will Astronauts Do on the Moon When Humans Go Back?
https://www.space.com/what-astronauts-will-do-on-moon-when-they-return.html

NASA's plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis
https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/19/nasa-artemis-explainer-apollo-missions/

Which company will win the new space race to the Moon?
https://www.ft.com/content/8fc9c146-a77f-11e9-984c-fac8325aaa04

‘We were mesmerized’: 10 women remember the moon landing
https://www.thelily.com/we-were-mesmerized-10-women-remember-the-moon-landing/

How space got its buzz back
https://theface.com/life/how-space-got-its-buzz-back

Why doesn’t anyone live on the moon yet?
https://www.popsci.com/live-on-the-moon/

Apollo was NASA's biggest win — but its legacy is holding the agency back
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/16/18663190/apollo-11-legacy-nasa-artemis-program-deep-space-human-exploration

Deep-space observatory prepares for lift-off
https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2019/07/deep-space-observatory-prepares-for-lift-off/

NASA successfully tests Orion launch abort system before moon flights
https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/02/nasa-successfully-tests-orion-launch-abort-system-before-moon-flights/

Critical abort test of NASA’s Orion crew capsule set for Tuesday
https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/01/critical-abort-test-of-nasas-orion-crew-capsule-set-for-tuesday/

Planetary Broadcast Network podcast: Space Tourists
http://www.lostisland.com/space-tourists/

NASA wants astronauts to go back to the moon in 2024. Is it possible?
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/21/tech/nasa-moon-2024-artemis-bridenstine/index.html

CNN Business video: These are the challenges of going back to the moon by 2024
https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2019/06/21/moon-2024-artemis-mission-scn.cnn

Florida Tech Magazine: STEMming the Tide
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f43cbe2a#/f43cbe2a/24

Will Space Tourism be a reality?
https://www.nextmsc.com/blog/Space-Tourism

Light Pollution From Satellites Will Get Worse. But How Much?
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2019/06/14/light-pollution-from-satellites-will-get-worse-but-how-much/#.XQRgp4hKjZs

POLITICO Space: Why go to the moon and why now?
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-space

NASA's Artemis program will return astronauts to the moon and give us the first female moonwalker
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/nasa-s-artemis-program-will-return-astronauts-moon-give-us-ncna1015341

NASA says you’re welcome aboard the Space Station – for $58 million
https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-nasa-international-space-station-visitors-20190607-story.html

Nasa opens International Space Station to tourists and business
https://www.ft.com/content/ce627a4a-8940-11e9-a028-86cea8523dc2

Rød jord
https://www.weekendavisen.dk/2019-23/ideer/roed-jord

In fight for moon money, NASA chief finds unlikely ally
https://www.wmfe.org/in-fight-for-moon-money-nasa-chief-finds-unlikely-ally/113831

Orbital Mechanics podcast: Episode 213: DOWNLINK--Laura Forczyk answers employment questions
https://theorbitalmechanics.com/show-notes/laura-forczyk-2

NASA picks three companies to send cargo to the moon
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/31/tech/nasa-clps-commercial-contract/index.html

Peterson’s Podcast: You Have a Cool Job: Astrophysicist and Space Industry Consultant
https://www.petersons.com/blog/you-have-a-cool-job-episode-31/

NASA is asking for more money to go to the moon. But will it be enough this time?
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/space/os-bz-artemis-lunar-mission-20190515-lm7odimp6nghpddgdsldl4wkj4-story.html

The uphill battle NASA faces to sell its Moon plans to Congress
https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/15/18622884/nasa-moon-artemis-program-bridenstine-congress-money-budget

NASA's $1.6B budget bump would come from Pell Grant funds for low-income students
https://www.expressnews.com/news/space/article/NASA-s-1-6B-budget-bump-would-come-from-Pell-13843780.php

The New Hunt for Moon Money
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/05/donald-trump-moon-nasa-pence-bridenstine/589453/

Relativity Space Bag Big Ticket Contracts—Report
http://globalmarketnews24.com/164/relativity-space-bag-big-ticket-contracts-report/

Jeff Bezos aims to take people to the moon by 2024
https://whatson.guide/2019/05/10/jeff-bezos-aims-to-take-people-to-the-moon-by-2024/

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2202334-jeff-bezos-announces-plans-for-delivery-service-to-the-moon-by-2024/

A small space startup that's never launched a rocket keeps landing big contracts
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/06/tech/rocket-startup-launch-contract-relativity-space/index.html

Astro, Esq. podcast: Episode 9
http://astroesq.com/episode-9-laura-forczyk/

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2199497-israels-beresheet-lunar-lander-has-crashed-on-the-moon/

TRT World’s The Newsmakers: How would Einstein, Hawking and Sagan have reacted on EHT Black Hole?
https://www.trtworld.com/video/the-newsmakers/how-would-einstein-hawking-and-sagan-have-reacted-on-eht-black-hole/5caef7815788bd644f8c085c

Companies vie to develop ways to dispose of space junk
https://www.ft.com/content/fe4e89a0-5b51-11e9-939a-341f5ada9d40

NASA's $17-billion moon rocket may be doomed before it ever gets to the launch pad
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/nasa-s-17-billion-moon-rocket-may-be-doomed-it-ncna991061

TRT World's The Newsmakers: Should NASA Move Over for Private Space Corporations?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRQp4HbJyB0

Been there, done that? NASA says we need to return to the moon to use it as a jumping-off point
https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-moon-return-20190330-story.html

Is the Trump Administration's moon-shoot possible?
https://www.wmfe.org/is-the-trump-administrations-moon-shoot-possible/100053

NASA says it's committed to Boeing-built rocket after considering alternatives
https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/26/tech/nasa-commercial-rocket-sls-boeing-spacex/index.html

Mike Pence tells NASA to accelerate human missions to the Moon ‘by any means necessary’
https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/26/18282598/nasa-mike-pence-vice-president-space-policy-lunar-landings-2024-gateway-sls-orion

NASA's Space Launch System beset by delays
https://www.wmfe.org/nasas-space-launch-system-beset-by-delays/98966

Apollo 11: How millennials can grasp the greatest event ever — for now
https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/434203-apollo-11-how-millennials-can-grasp-the-greatest-event-ever-for-now

Celebrate International Women's Day by meeting these bada** space explorers
https://www.clickorlando.com/news/space-news/celebrate-international-womens-day-by-meeting-these-bada-space-explorers

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule returns to earth. Next up: flying humans
https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-spacex-crew-dragon-capsule-landing-20190308-story.html

SpaceX Crew Dragon Faces Its Toughest Mission Yet: Stick The Landing
https://www.investors.com/news/spacex-crew-dragon-capsule-landing/

SpaceX just launched its first human spacecraft. Now the real fun begins
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/spacex-crew-dragon

SpaceX's Crew Dragon prepares to make history for private companies in space
https://www.wmfe.org/spacexs-crew-dragon-prepares-to-make-history-for-private-companies-in-space/97610

NASA's Commercial Crew Program hits milestone with SpaceX crew Dragon launch
https://www.wmfe.org/nasas-commercial-crew-program-hits-milestone-with-spacex-crew-dragon-launch/97629

Moon Mania: Companies See Ripe Opportunity In NASA Lunar Missions
https://www.forbes.com/sites/elizabethhowell1/2019/02/22/moon-mania-companies-see-ripe-opportunity-in-nasa-lunar-missions/#63a89f437616

From Reel To Real: 10 Sci-Fi Movies That Predicted Future Technology
https://www.sideshow.com/geek/from-reel-to-real-10-sci-fi-movies-that-predicted-future-technology/

NASA Needs to Stop Spending Like a Drunken Cosmonaut
https://www.insidesources.com/nasa-needs-to-stop-spending-like-a-drunken-cosmonaut/

SpaceX makes the case to wrest $148M NASA contract away from rival ULA
https://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2019/02/21/spacex-makes-the-case-to-wrest-148m-nasa-contract.html

RT America TV: How NASA wasted 46 billion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJBod4Dj88k

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24132182-500-japans-hayabusa-2-may-finally-kick-start-the-asteroid-mining-era/

Gov. Ron DeSantis calls on Trump to put Space Force headquarters on Florida's Space Coast
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/space/go-for-launch/os-bz-space-force-desantis-20190219-story.html

After nearly $50 billion, NASA’s deep-space plans remain grounded
https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/nasa-nears-50-billion-for-deep-space-plans-yet-human-flights-still-distant/

SpaceX Mars spaceship moves forward with Raptor engine test-fire
https://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2019/02/06/spacex-mars-spaceship-moves-forward-with-raptor.html

The Space Show podcast
https://www.thespaceshow.com/show/28-jan-2019/broadcast-3260-laura-forczyk

The Space Shot podcast
https://thespaceshot.fireside.fm/384

Here Are the Industry Reps Pushing Corporate Interests in Space
https://readsludge.com/2019/01/24/here-are-the-industry-reps-pushing-corporate-interests-in-space/

2019 is the year that space tourism finally becomes a reality. No, really
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/spacex-blue-origin-space-tourism

Tentacles of federal government shutdown spread across Georgia economy
https://www.ajc.com/business/economy/tentacles-federal-government-shutdown-spread-across-georgia-economy/dP2lHXztxgnbRC8tHVC6CP/

How accurate are sci-fi's future tech predictions?
https://community.plus.net/t5/Plusnet-Blogs/How-accurate-are-sci-fi-s-future-tech-predictions-Part-one-1st/ba-p/1604060
https://community.plus.net/t5/Plusnet-Blogs/How-accurate-are-sci-fi-s-future-tech-predictions-Part-Two-6th/ba-p/1604083

Why SpaceX is ramping up its Florida staff while cutting hundreds of workers in California
https://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2019/01/14/why-spacex-is-ramping-up-its-florida-staff-while.html

Frustration among NASA, Kennedy Space Center emplotees grows as government shutdown continues
https://www.wmfe.org/frustration-among-nasa-kennedy-space-center-employees-grows-as-government-shutdown-continues/95994

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