Philosopher Appointed to National Space Council Advisory Group


Patrick Lin, professor of philosophy at California Polytechnic State University and director of the university’s Ethics and Emerging Sciences Group, has been selected as a member of National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group (UAG).

According to an announcement from the White House, the UAG “will provide the National Space Council advice and recommendations on matters related to space policy and strategy, including but not limited to, government policies, laws, regulations, treaties, international instruments, programs, and practices across the civil, commercial, international, and national security space sectors.”

The National Space Council, chaired by Vice President Kamala Harris, “is charged with providing objective advice to the President on the formulation and implementation of space policy and strategy.”

The UAG includes people in the aerospace and defense industries, various researchers and educators, and others. It is headed by retired U.S. Air Force General Lester Lyles. You can see the full list of UAG members here.

 

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Fritz Allhoff
1 month ago

Congrats buddy!Report

Patrick Lin
Reply to  Fritz Allhoff
1 month ago

Thanks, pal!Report

John Collins
John Collins
Reply to  Fritz Allhoff
1 month ago

I second that! Congratulations, Patrick!Report

Jeff Dean
Reply to  John Collins
1 month ago

Excellent, congratulations Patrick!Report

Patrick Lin
Reply to  Jeff Dean
1 month ago

Thanks, Jeff!Report

Patrick Lin
Reply to  John Collins
1 month ago

Thanks, John!Report

Sam
Sam
1 month ago

Congratulations, Prof. Lin!Report

Patrick Lin
Reply to  Sam
1 month ago

Thanks, Sam!Report