Dr. Henry Hertzfeld

Dr. Henry R. Hertzfeld, (Ph.D., Temple University; J.D., George Washington University) is the Director of the Space Policy Institute and a Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs at The Elliott School. His research interests include economic and legal issues of space policy, commercial uses of space technologies, technology policy, innovation and technology transfer, microeconomic analysis and administrative law.


Broadcast 2619

Guest:  Dr. Henry Hertzfeld; Topics: An analysis of today's launch industry, commercial space, competition vs. partnership, economic issues and more.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com . Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 1964 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Henry Hertzfeld. Topics: Commercial space, Mars, human spaceflight, regulations & economics. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1372 (Special Edition)

Guests: CLASSROOM. Dr. Henry Hertzfeld, Dr. John Jurist, Dr. Jim Logan. Topics: Lesson 9 Launch Systems Analysis and Economics. Please see The Space Show Classroom blog, Lesson 9 Archive Notes for information about this show ( http://spaceshowclassroom.wordpress.com). Lesson 9 focused on launch system economics, markets, demand, and the definition of commercial versus government launchers. In our fist segment, our guest panel expert, Dr. Hertzfeld, defined commercial which as you will hear was no easy task to do.

Broadcast 1107 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Henry Hertzfeld. Topics: economics for the nation, NASA, and space, investment, launch rates, government spending for space and R&D. Dr. Henry Hertzfeld returned to The Space Show to discuss the current state of our national and global economy and its probable impact on space development and programs. We examined the economic impact on companies that need to raise money, those which do not have clearly defined markets, and on those companies that are self-funded.

Broadcast 788 (Special Edition)

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld and Dr. Pierre-Alain Schieb were the guests for this special Space Show program to discuss the Space 2030 reports talked about frequently on the program. The Space 2030 reports were issued by the Organization For Economic Co-Operation And Development (OECD) and our two guests were on the team that studied and issued these reports. As Dr. Schieb explained early in the program, the main goals of OECD were to help create a path for needed space infrastructure development and to facilitate a friendly business environment for space development.

Broadcast 631 (Special Edition)

Dr. Henry Hertzfeld returned to The Space Show for this special program. Last on the show April 9, 2003, we opened up discussing the changes in the space world since his earlier guest appearance on the program. We talked about changes resulting from the Columbia accident, the VSE, SS1 and more. In addition, we discussed his 2005 paper, "Launch Vehicles: An Economic Perspective." You can find this paper and many others of his as well as others from the Space Policy Dept. at GWU by visiting the website, http://www.gwu.edu/~spi/.

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