Report from Washington, D.C.
Space Foundation Represented at ISPCS
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Brendan Curry, vice president – Washington Operations, represented the Space Foundation in October at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) in New Mexico.
Curry was part of a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of implementing the new U.S. space policy. His comments covered:
- Areas where there could be new commercial space opportunities
- The challenges to create and maintain a robust domestic launch industry
- A review of progress on export controls in both the congress and administration
- Emphasis on having the U.S. government transfer more routine space activities from being government-run, to being taken up by private sector.
- The Space Foundation’s positive reaction to increased emphasis on international cooperation
Pictured: Brendan Curry speaking at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS)
This article is part of Space Watch: November 2010 (Volume: 9, Issue: 11).
Posted in Report from Washington, D.C.