Space policy roundup…

Some misc space policy items from Jeff Foust: [Bolden’s “exile”, more on Kosmas-Adams, and Hall’s ambitions – Space Politics][1]. === The local Huntsville paper reports on the [NASA data purchase contract][2] for the Rocket City Space Pioneers: [NASA deals gives Dynetics team a boost in race to the moon – Huntsville Times][3]. === A famous hangout for astronauts in Houston burnt down on Friday (it had closed several months ago): [Fire destroys Outpost – collectSPACE – Oct.16.10][4]

Elliott Potter comments on the symbolism of this: [JSC’s biggest metaphor is engulfed in flames – Implementation, detail – Oct.16.10][5]

And so does Rand Simberg: [RIP, Outpost – Transterrestrial Musings][6].

Rand also responds to [this Aviation Week article][7] with Jerry Ross’s remarks about commercial vs NASA spaceflight safety (I commented earlier [here][8]).

[1]: http://www.spacepolitics.com/2010/10/17/boldens-exile-more-on-kosmas-adams-and-halls-ambitions/ [2]: http://hobbyspace.com/nucleus/index.php?itemid=24381 [3]: http://blog.al.com/space-news/2010/10/nasa_deals_gives_dynetics_team.html [4]: http://www.collectspace.com/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CollectspaceTodayInSpaceHistory+%28collectSPACE+Today+In+Space+History%29#1016101324 [5]: http://www.imp-detail.org/archive.php?apid=110 [6]: http://www.transterrestrial.com/?p=29906 [7]: http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story_channel.jsp?channel=space&id=news/asd/2010/10/14/02.xml&headline=Astronaut%20Corps%20Shrinks%20As%20Shuttle%20Program%20Ends [8]: http://hobbyspace.com/nucleus/index.php?itemid=24354

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