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Bill Browder, Self-Proclaimed Enemy of Putin, Briefly Arrested by Interpol in Spain

On May 30, British financier Bill Browder was arrested and detained by Spanish police due to a request from Russia to Interpol. Browder live-tweeted the experience, and was released a few hours later on orders from Interpol’s general secretary. Browder, … Continue reading

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Briefly: Shelby versus Florida; Blue Origin's test failure and CCDev

A couple brief notes on a quiet holiday weekend: A little over a week ago, Florida Sens. Bill Nelson (D) and Marco Rubio (R) sent a letter to the White House countering claims in another letter by five other senators … Continue reading

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Briefly: little love for SLS; lobbying change at SpaceX

For Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas, it's a question of what's the lesser evil: "We can either go billions over budget on mismanaged science projects, or we can go billions over budget on even more mismanaged manned-spaceflight programs," he writes … Continue reading

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Briefly: debt debate, elan for Elon, hitting the reset button

As the debate grinds on in Washington about a deal to raise the debt ceiling, there have been questions about what will happen should an agreement not be reached by the current deadline of Tuesday. On Friday NASA administrator Charles … Continue reading

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Briefly: Augustine, Cernan, and Florida's missing $40 million

A few space policy items from the last few days you might have missed given the other news: Nearly two years after being named to lead a committee to study the nation's human spaceflight plans, Norm Augustine remains concerned about … Continue reading

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