Glasswing Ventures announces Connect Council

When I first heard about the Connect Council, I was intrigued. I knew Rudina Seseri and Glasswing Ventures, and knew they didn’t have a reputation for doing things half way. When I heard about the mission of the Connect Council and the people involved, I was more than intrigued, I was impressed. What follows is a quick Q&A with Rudina about the council. What is … Continue reading Glasswing Ventures announces Connect Council

OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits

A CASH-STRAPPED council is handing out high-end Samsung Galaxy tablets in a bid to make sick pensioners SKYPE their carers instead of receiving a home visit. Up to 40 OAPs in Essex will be handed top-of-the-range 4G Samsung Galaxy tablets as part of the madcap scheme. SWNS:South West News Service Up to 40 Essex OAPs will receive top-of-the-range computer tablets as part of the trial … Continue reading OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits

Trump’s Space Council Head is a SpaceX Skeptic

The administration of President Donald Trump revived the National Space Council earlier this year after a 24-year absence, but what it will actually do remains cloudy. Besides the slightly strange, repeated remarks about going back to the moon, the administration also wants to empower the commercial sector and give the private spaceflight industry more influence and presence over what the nation as a whole does … Continue reading Trump’s Space Council Head is a SpaceX Skeptic

Advice for the National Space Council from Policy Insiders

Marcia S. Smith Now that President Trump has announced his intent to appoint Scott Pace as Executive Director of the newly reconstituted National Space Council, advice is pouring in on what issues it should tackle and the challenges ahead. At a seminar Friday sponsored by the Aerospace Corporation and George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute — which Pace currently heads — Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) … Continue reading Advice for the National Space Council from Policy Insiders

Space community lines up in support of National Space Council

WASHINGTON — Members of the space community, including those who have previously worked on space policy issues at the White House, are guardedly optimistic that the newly reconstituted National Space Council will help guide national space policy as it faces new challenges. The role of the council, formally reestablished in a June 30 executive order by President Donald Trump, was the central theme of a … Continue reading Space community lines up in support of National Space Council