John Logsdon

Type: Person
Name: John Logsdon
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Station exempt from policy to limit contact with Russia

NASA has been told to suspend contact with Russian government officials because of Russia's "ongoing violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," according to an agency memo circulated Wednesday. The International Space Station, which ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 03 2014]
Entities: NASA, John Logsdon, Russia
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Surrendering Facts: Anti-Obama Fox Special To Push Tired Myths, Falsehoods, And Distortions

Fox News will air an attack on President Obama in a program called Surrendering America , which is premised on myths and falsehoods about the Internet, the defense budget, the changed mission for NASA, and U.S. fossil fuel production and exports.Loading ... [Published Media Matters for America - Mar 28 2014]
Entities: NASA, ICANN, Barack Obama
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

US and Russia put difference aside for Nasa mission

US-Russian partnership in space seems unaffected by tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea Two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut lifted off for a six-month stay with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, unaffected by political tensions ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
Entities: NASA, Cosmonaut, Russia
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts Say

The space shuttle Endeavour as it launches from NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad on July 15, 2009. By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer for Space.com 2014-03-26 16:30:08 UTCNEW YORK — Space tourism and commercial space mining projects are ushering ... [Published Mashable - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson debate the future of space exploration

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist best known as host of Fox’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, hosts an annual debate at the Hayden Planetarium in the memory of the prolific science fiction writer Asimov, who died in 1992.This year, the topic under ... [Published The Week Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

US-Russia sanctions: Lost in space

The New Horizons spacecraft atop an Atlas V rocket lifts off Jan. 19, 2006 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. (Bruce Weaver/AFP/)BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — Think Russia has no way to put pressure on the United States? Think again.The US relies heavily on ... [Published GlobalPost - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Will U.S.-Russia tensions extend into space?

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft is due to blast off for the space station this week with one American and two Russians. As relations between the United States and Russia plummet over the latter's annexation of the Crimean peninsula, one of the unintended victims ... [Published Haaretz - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine unlikely to affect US-Russia space ties

The escalating crisis between Russia and the United States over the Crimea issue is unlikely to affect the cooperation between both the countries in space missions, experts said.When asked whether astronauts would not be carried by Russian rockets to ... [Published The Utah People's Post - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 4 reports

NASA: US more dependent on RF in space, than RF on US

PARIS, March 22, /ITAR-TASS/. The United States in the space area is more dependent on Russia than Russia on the United States, John Logsdon, an American scientist, a member of the NASA Advisory Council, said in an interview to France Press in Washington, ... [Published Itar Tass - Mar 22 2014]
Entities: RF, NASA, John Logsdon
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 4 reports

Livestream: Selling Space with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Tonight, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will host a debate about the benefits and pitfalls of the private sector monetizing the many needs of exploring space and beyond.  The Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate will take place at the American Museum of Natural History ... [Published Big Think - Mar 19 2014]

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"i don't suppose it's a large deal" reported John Logsdon, professor emeritus of political science and international affairs at George Washington University
Despite the increased superpower tensions over Ukraine and Crimea, "there is this kind of mutual dependency (with the station program) that would make it not in russia's interest to cut off our access" Logsdon said in an interview before the most recent Soyuz launch

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NASA cuts ties with Russia except on space station [Published The Oregon Herald - Apr 03 2014]
NASA cuts ties with Russia [Published Tasmania Mercury - Apr 03 2014]
Station exempt from policy to limit contact wit... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 03 2014]
NASA halts contact with Russia, except for Inte... [Published CBS News - Apr 03 2014]
NASA cuts ties with Russia except on space station [Published Fort Mills Times - Apr 03 2014]
Surrendering Facts: Anti-Obama Fox Special To P... [Published Media Matters for America - Mar 28 2014]
US and Russia put difference aside for Nasa mis... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts... [Published Mashable - Mar 26 2014]
Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson debate the future of ... [Published The Week Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
US-Russia sanctions: Lost in space [Published GlobalPost - Mar 25 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson And Friends Debate The Comm... [Published Fast Company - Mar 24 2014]
Will U.S.-Russia tensions extend into space? [Published Haaretz - Mar 23 2014]
Ukraine unlikely to affect US-Russia space ties [Published The Utah People's Post - Mar 22 2014]
NASA: US more dependent on RF in space, than RF... [Published Itar Tass - Mar 22 2014]
US more dependent on Russia in space, than Russ... [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 22 2014]
How astronauts survive diplomatic tensions betw... [Published Brisbane Times - Mar 22 2014]
How astronauts survive diplomatic tensions in s... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 22 2014]
Livestream: Selling Space with Neil deGrasse Tyson [Published Big Think - Mar 19 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson to Host Debate on Commercia... [Published Scientific Computing - Mar 19 2014]
Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Host ‘Selling Space’ ... [Published Universe Today - Mar 19 2014]
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Hosts Privat... [Published Space.com - Mar 19 2014]
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