The UK Space Agency and UKspace trade body are working together to help the space sector respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Added guidance for food businesses. 20 March 2020… The International Space Development Conference (ISDC) is the annual conference of the National Space Society, the premier citizen’s space conference bringing together NSS leaders and members with leading space sector managers, engineers, scientists, educators, and businessmen. 21 March 2020. 25 March 2020. Added 'Guidance on shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable persons from COVID-19.' U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on NASA to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 — just five years from now — during the National Space Council meeting on Tuesday (March 26).

Oct. 23 (UPI) --Vice President Mike Pence told the National Space Council on Tuesday that the administration plans to launch the United States Space Force, the nation's sixth military branch, by 2020. President Trump’s May 6, 2020, Executive Order on Encouraging the International Support for the Recovery and Utilization of Space Resources also clears the way for the American commercial space industry to leverage the resources of the Moon.

4 March 2020 — News story.

Meetings and Presentations. Upcoming National Space Grant Meeting National Council of Space Grant Directors' Spring Meeting February 27th & 28th, 2020 Crystal City, VA Registration opens mid January 2020 Meeting Host: Eric Day Contact: day@spacegrant.org . Western Regional Meeting: Big Sky, Montana – September 12-14. 2020 National Meetings National Council of Space Grant Directors' Spring Meeting February 27 & 28, 2020 Crystal City, VA. 2019 Regional Meetings. The Space Grant College and Fellowship Program is comprised of 52 Space Grant Consortia; one in each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Great Midwestern Regional Meeting: No in-person meeting; two telecons, timing TBD The 2020 ISDC scheduled for Dallas, Texas (May 28-31) will not be held due to coronavirus.