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A Pacific Space Age and Implications for the U.S.

Institute Fellow Dr. John Sheldon appeared at a Heritage Foundation event on March 11 discussing Japanese, Chinese and American space policy and the strategic implications they hold for the future.

Position, Navigation and Timing: Value of Space to the Warfighter

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies continues its educational breakfast seminars entitled “The Friday Space Group: The Value of Space to the Warfighter” on Capitol Hill with a discussion focusing on the topic of position, navigation, and timing (PNT). Maj Gen Robert D. McMurry Jr., Director, Space Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, […]

Social Cost of Carbon

  Video of the Institute’s February 26 meeting discussing the use of the social cost of carbon.  

Joint Hearing on the People’s Republic of China’s Counterspace Program and the Implications for U.S. National Security

Institute Director Dr. Robert Butterworth was joined by Mr. Michael Krepon and Dr. Ashley Tellis in giving testimony before the Joint Hearing on the the People’s Republic of China’s Counterspace Program and the Implications for U.S. National Security on January 28, 2014.

Spencer Discusses Extreme Weather & Typhoons

Institute Director Roy Spencer discusses the typhoon in the Philippines, links to climate change, and whether skeptical scientists deserve to be heard on national news reports. It’s a provocative conversation on CNN’s Piers Morgan show. http://piersmorgan.blogs.cnn.com/2013/11/11/piers-morgan-opens-the-floor-for-a-feisty-debate-on-climate-change/?hpt=pm_mid

What Uses Less Energy: An iPhone or a Fridge?

Scientists agree that the cost of charging a smartphone is small, but they are bitterly divided over how much smartphones use when connected to the cellular network. MarketWatch’s Quentin Fottrell and Digital Power Group CEO Mark Mills join digits.    

When Is Government Intervention in the Energy Market OK?

Marshall Institute CEO William O’Keefe, formerly COO of the American Petroleum Institute, and Dr. Sergey Mityakov, an economist from Clemson University, discuss when government intervention in the energy sector is justified and the conditions that determine success.

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