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China Is Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Space Exploration

China Is Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Space Exploration

Blaine Curcio is the Founder of Orbital Gateway Consulting and a foremost expert on the Chinese space sector. His podcast, Dongfang Hour, provides essential information on the Chinese space program from Chinese sources. Space to Grow’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden recently got the opportunity to chat with Blaine and talk about all things […]

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The Infrastructure Available to the Commercial Space Industry will Impact Affordability of Launches

Peter Beck launched Rocket Lab in 2006 in New Zealand. Though his background isn’t traditional, he knew he wanted to build rickets from a young age. He quickly developed international partnerships and expanded with venture capitalists in 2014. Since 2014, the company has doubled in size every year. Today, Rocket Lab has more than a […]

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Sciences
The Goals for Space Exploration for This Decade and Beyond

The expanse of space, the wondrous and eerie world that very few individuals have experienced. In this episode, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to Ellen Stofan, Under Secretary of Science and Research at the Smithsonian, about the future of space exploration in the government and private sectors, the public. Stofan’s career in space was […]

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Sciences
The Impact of the Russian ASAT Tests

In this bonus episode of Space to Grow, hosts Charity Weeden and Chris Blackerby  sit down to discuss kinetic ASAT tests in space and possible silver-linings that came from the most recent test. The November 2021 Russian ASAT (Anti-Satellite) test shed unprecedented light onto the space community and is estimated to have produced almost 1700 pieces of […]

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Sciences
To Create a Private Market Do Governments Need To Kickstart Space Programs?

Bhavya Lal, Associate Administrator for Technology, Policy, and Strategy at NASA, joined Hosts Charity Weeden and Chris Blackerby to discuss the transition to her role at NASA. As a former employee at the Institute for Defense Analysis and the Science and Technology Institute, Lal switched from research to management. “I’m really blessed with the leadership […]

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Sciences
As Spaces Evolves into a “Normal Market”, How Will This Impact the Competition?

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration. In this episode, Kevin O’Connell discussed his career in government that led to his present business of informing and defining space commerce as a consultant […]

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Sciences
This Season’s Mission Will Be Making Space Relatable

Space to Grow is back for a second season with hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden from Astroscale. It’s where economics, technology and sustainability in space intersect. In the opening episode, Blackerby and Weeden take a look back and forward regarding the space economy. “We’re going to focus a lot on partnerships as a dedicated […]

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energy infrastructure
New Energy Infrastructure Vs. Extending Fossil Fuel Plants: How Should the Energy Industry Tackle Aging Power-Generation Assets?
February 28, 2024

If the expected surge in power demand is anything to go by, the U.S. power grid could be in trouble. Fueled by clean energy projects and a massive shift towards electric vehicles by 2030, it’s clear the grid could face major strain — and even blackouts. Unfortunately, the U.S. has already faced such disasters: […]

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Dr. Christopher King Georgetown's inaugural Dean of Health
The Visionary Work That Led Dr. Christopher King to Becoming Georgetown’s Inaugural Dean of Health
February 28, 2024

Currently, the healthcare system is grappling with issues of equity, access, and the integration of social determinants of health. As a result, the conversation around transformative leadership in healthcare education has never been more crucial. Amidst a backdrop of systemic challenges, including structural racism and socioeconomic disparities, the role of education in shaping the […]

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diversity equity
The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Latest Season 2: Space to Grow

China Is Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Space Exploration
Sciences
China Is Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Space Exploration
June 15, 2022

Blaine Curcio is the Founder of Orbital Gateway Consulting and a foremost expert on the Chinese space sector. His podcast, Dongfang Hour, provides essential information on the Chinese space program from Chinese sources. Space to Grow’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden recently got the opportunity to chat with Blaine and talk about all things […]

Read More
The Infrastructure Available to the Commercial Space Industry will Impact Affordability of Launches

Peter Beck launched Rocket Lab in 2006 in New Zealand. Though his background isn’t traditional, he knew he wanted to build rickets from a young age. He quickly developed international partnerships and expanded with venture capitalists in 2014. Since 2014, the company has doubled in size every year. Today, Rocket Lab has more than a […]

Read More
The Goals for Space Exploration for This Decade and Beyond

The expanse of space, the wondrous and eerie world that very few individuals have experienced. In this episode, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to Ellen Stofan, Under Secretary of Science and Research at the Smithsonian, about the future of space exploration in the government and private sectors, the public. Stofan’s career in space was […]

Read More
The Impact of the Russian ASAT Tests

In this bonus episode of Space to Grow, hosts Charity Weeden and Chris Blackerby  sit down to discuss kinetic ASAT tests in space and possible silver-linings that came from the most recent test. The November 2021 Russian ASAT (Anti-Satellite) test shed unprecedented light onto the space community and is estimated to have produced almost 1700 pieces of […]

Read More
o Create a Private Market Do Governments Need To Kickstart Space Programs?
Sciences
To Create a Private Market Do Governments Need To Kickstart Space Programs?
March 23, 2022

Bhavya Lal, Associate Administrator for Technology, Policy, and Strategy at NASA, joined Hosts Charity Weeden and Chris Blackerby to discuss the transition to her role at NASA. As a former employee at the Institute for Defense Analysis and the Science and Technology Institute, Lal switched from research to management. “I’m really blessed with the leadership […]

Read More
As Spaces Evolves into a “Normal Market”, How Will This Impact the Competition?

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration. In this episode, Kevin O’Connell discussed his career in government that led to his present business of informing and defining space commerce as a consultant […]

Read More
This Season’s Mission Will Be Making Space Relatable

Space to Grow is back for a second season with hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden from Astroscale. It’s where economics, technology and sustainability in space intersect. In the opening episode, Blackerby and Weeden take a look back and forward regarding the space economy. “We’re going to focus a lot on partnerships as a dedicated […]

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Podcasts
How Is the Conversation around Space Sustainability Evolving?
June 23, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow closed out its first season with a wrap-up episode with hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden from Astroscale. They looked back on past […]

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Is Space a Finite Natural Resource? One Expert Says Yes

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at space sustainability through an environmental and ecological lens changes the perspective. It makes it more tangible and inclusive. That’s the message of Moriba Ja. […]

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The Evolving Diplomatic Side of Space Sustainability

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space sustainability includes many facets. There’s the science, and there’s the policy. However, both have to be part of the conversation to achieve objectives. Space […]

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What Will Our Relationship with Space Look Like in 2030

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   On this episode of Space To Grow, an Astroscale and Marketscale podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden dig into the role space plays in […]

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Podcasts
Where Will the Money Come from in Space Sustainability?
April 21, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow has an exciting episode featuring Astroscale CEO and Founder Nobu Okada. In this interview, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to their boss and […]

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What is the Key to Sustainability in the Final Frontier?

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   There are three distinct areas of space exploration—civil, commercial, and defense. It’s rare to find a leader that has contributed to all three. Space to […]

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What Is Space Policy?

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow is back with another episode on the new space economy and sustainability. Hosts Chris Blackery and Charity Weeden of Astroscale invited space policy expert Regina Peldszus to […]

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What Do Space and Archaeology Have in Common?

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   What do space and archaeology have in common? One is the future, while the other is the study of the past. However, space has a […]

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Podcasts
Advocating for the Scientific Community Through Media
March 3, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at all aspects of the world of space and science is the crux of Space to Grow. It’s time to look at the human […]

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Cultivating Diverse Perspectives in Space Exploration

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   To dive into diversity in space, hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden of Astroscale welcomed former NASA administrator, retired Marine Corps Major […]

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The Real Space Sweepers

On this new podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration. Astroscale was founded on the principal of wanting to remove debris that is currently in orbit in space, which could become a hazard in the future. […]

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Space to Grow: What Does Space Sustainability Really Mean?

On this new podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking up to the skies once presented a world completely unknown, but we now know what lies beyond this planet. […]

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Other Space to Grow
How Is the Conversation around Space Sustainability Evolving?
June 23, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow closed out its first season with a wrap-up episode with hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden from Astroscale. They looked back on past […]

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Is Space a Finite Natural Resource? One Expert Says Yes
June 2, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at space sustainability through an environmental and ecological lens changes the perspective. It makes it more tangible and inclusive. That’s the message of Moriba Ja. […]

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The Evolving Diplomatic Side of Space Sustainability
May 19, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space sustainability includes many facets. There’s the science, and there’s the policy. However, both have to be part of the conversation to achieve objectives. Space […]

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What Will Our Relationship with Space Look Like in 2030
May 6, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   On this episode of Space To Grow, an Astroscale and Marketscale podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden dig into the role space plays in […]

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Where Will the Money Come from in Space Sustainability?
April 21, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow has an exciting episode featuring Astroscale CEO and Founder Nobu Okada. In this interview, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to their boss and […]

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What is the Key to Sustainability in the Final Frontier?
April 7, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   There are three distinct areas of space exploration—civil, commercial, and defense. It’s rare to find a leader that has contributed to all three. Space to […]

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What Is Space Policy?
March 31, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow is back with another episode on the new space economy and sustainability. Hosts Chris Blackery and Charity Weeden of Astroscale invited space policy expert Regina Peldszus to […]

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What Do Space and Archaeology Have in Common?
March 17, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   What do space and archaeology have in common? One is the future, while the other is the study of the past. However, space has a […]

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Advocating for the Scientific Community Through Media
March 3, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at all aspects of the world of space and science is the crux of Space to Grow. It’s time to look at the human […]

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