International Affairs

Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on May 17

This Week in Washington NASA Administrator Bill Nelson has traveled to Italy, Vatican City, and Saudi Arabia. The House Armed Services Committee released its draft FY25 NDAA. Lithuania has become the 40th signatory to the Artemis Accords. The SASC Subcommittee on Strategic Forces is scheduled to convene a hearing on DOD space activities next week. United…

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Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on May 3, 2024

This Week in Washington Congress passed a resolution to designate today, May 3, as National Space Day. Russia vetoed a UN Security Council Resolution on preventing nuclear weapons in outer space. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson testified before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee on the FY2025 budget request for NASA. Read Space Foundation’s summary of…

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Biweekly Washington D.C. Updates for the Week Ending on April 5, 2024

This Week in Washington The Pentagon released the “2024 DOD Commercial Space Integration Strategy.” Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall and Chief of Space Operations Chance Saltzman will testify before the Senate Appropriation Subcommittee on Defense next Tuesday. Roscosmos has approved the preliminary design of a future Russian orbital station. United States Space Policy Updates …

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